[CentOS-docs] Samba Docs

Ned Slider

ned at unixmail.co.uk
Sat Oct 11 10:38:56 UTC 2008

Spike Turner wrote:
> Fabian Arrotin  wrote:
>> So not related to CentOS  ...
>>> and on another I've got 3.0.28 (the latest from upstream). 
>>> The docs look almost the same and the docs refer to 
>>> security = share. However 3.0.32 comes with a blank smb.conf 
>>> making it harder to get a secure server
>>>    up and running.
>> Same as above
> These are the rpms on my CentOS box 
> samba-3.0.28-0.el4.9.i386.rpm 
> samba-client-3.0.28-0.el4.9.i386.rpm
> samba-common-3.0.28-0.el4.9.i386.rpm
> samba-swat-3.0.28-0.el4.9.i386.rpm
> they are the latest that CentOS rebuilt from upstream. As an 
> aside the RFE on the upstream provider refers to the version
> shipped (and by extension by CentOS) not covering all bugs
> and issues fixed in 3.0.29 to 3.0.32.


Please read this to understand how upstream (and by extension CentOS) 
handles security issues:


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