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How do I know what version of Samba Im running?

Posted on 2011-03-20
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I presume Ive the latest version - but how do I know.

Is there an update on the cards for Samba?
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by:jghelfman40
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Run this:

smbd -V

This assumes the samba daemon is in your path.
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droyden earned 500 total points
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for redhat / fedora / centos or generally any rpm based distro

rpm -q samba
or: rpm -qa |grep samba

or for debian / ubuntu based

apt-cache show samba
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by:fcek
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Linux N00b.

Is there no easire way than that?
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by:droyden
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No, all 3 ways will work
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by:fcek
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That worked.

I was just temp scared of CLI

Happen sto me a lot :-)
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by:fcek
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Thats my version there.
samba-3.5.6-71.fc14.i686
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by:jghelfman40
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The answer I gave was not specific to any version of Linux, or Unix, for that matter, however I received no points, and it supplies the answer to which you were seeking. I don't understand? Not even an assist?
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