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Can not find smb.conf

Posted on 2004-08-12
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I am running red hat 2.4.2

I need to update the samba server config file

I am fairly new to linux but i know a few commands

I can not find the location of the smb.conf file

its not in its default location

can someone tell me the exact command i can use, to find specific location of smb.conf

thank you

Kevin
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I think it should be at /etc/smb.conf

or if everything fails try

locate smb.conf .or if even that fails or you dont have 'locate' try

find / -name smb.conf


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> I am running red hat 2.4.2

Erm, are you sure? "2.4.2" sounds more like a kernel version than a Red Hat version.

The default location for smb.conf on Red Hat is /etc/samba/smb.conf if you have the Samba server RPM installed.

But use "locate" as previously mentioned to make sure.
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i splt the points in half because indeed the location was /etc/samba/smb.conf

but i used the locate command to find it

thank you both

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