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Dear Sir/Madam:

I have installed the redhat linux enterprise version 5 , have 120 users need to setup samba as pdc ( authentication server)  plus resource sharing at this point have no knowledge on LDAP but think still smaba server can be configured  please tell me how to configure samba as PDC without LDAP

1. for 150 users is it suggested samba as PDC ( with out LDAP)
2. we outsource the work to home users for them it is an ftp account the same work should be quality checked in the my lan ( quality department in the office) when thefiles uploded by the home users through the ftp to their home directory this should be accessible by the quality team in the office as samba share

Please suggest me also help me how to configure this .

Thanks in advance.











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edit  /etc/samba/smb.conf
edit the following settings in this file:
       workgroup=<name as u like>
       netbios name=<as u like>
        security=user
        passdbbackend=tdbsam
        username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
        local master = Yes
        preferred master = Yes
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
        add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -m %u
        delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel -r %u
        add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd %g
        add user to group script = /usr/sbin/usermod -G %g %u
        add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g 100 -s /bin/false-M %u
        logon path = \\%L\Profiles\%U
        logon drive = P:
        logon home = \\%L\%U
        domain logons = Yes
        domain master = Yes
        wins support = Yes
        ldap ssl = no
        idmap uid = 10000-20000
        idmap gid = 10000-20000
        create mask = 0774
[homes]
        comment = Home Directories
        valid users = %S
        read only = No
        browseable = No
[netlogon]
        comment = Network Logon Service
        path = /var/lib/samba/netlogon
        admin users = root, goutham
        guest ok = Yes
        browseable = No

service smb start
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by:D_wathi
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thanks for the reply , i will  configure and check also please tell me how to  the mount home directory using mount -t cifs .
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