[CentOS] Samba server choices

Wed Dec 5 19:52:20 UTC 2012
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 12/05/2012 12:19 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 12/05/2012 12:41 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 12/5/2012 7:47 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> So my question to all of you is, what other options are out there? A
>>> Win7 future kind of makes SME more attractive than rolling my own.
>> I don't understand that justification?   Samba is Samba, the configs are
>> pretty straight forward.
> Well yes and no. And I DO have working configs from the Amahi server to 
> 'run' with. But there is more to it if I want to have a system that can 
> add users and systems with some level of ease. It HAS been a couple 
> years since I have fiddle with the configs, and thus my point about more 
> than just running the configs...

What I did in the past was use the samba RPMs from enterprisesamba.org:


With the LDAP rpms that come with CentOS.

I also used the application called LDAP Account Manager to add new users
and groups:


In my case, I was doing e-mail in a separate system ... but several
e-mail systems read from LDAP accounts, so this can be used for e-mail
accounts too if needed.

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