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[root@idm ~]# rpm -qa | grep samba
samba-common-3.6.9-167.el6_5.x86_64
samba-winbind-3.6.9-167.el6_5.x86_64
samba-winbind-clients-3.6.9-167.el6_5.x86_64
samba-client-3.6.9-167.el6_5.x86_64


[root@idm ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago)

[root@idm ~]# ls -l /etc/samba/smb.conf
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 10450 Feb 25 17:19 /etc/samba/smb.conf

why i am unable to see samba service?

[root@idm ~]# service smbd restart
smbd: unrecognized service


[root@idm ~]# /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart
-bash: /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb: No such file or directory
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Try service smb restart instead?
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[root@idm ~]# service smb restart
smb: unrecognized service
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I looked at your question more closely and you don't have Samba server installed.  /etc/samba/smb.conf is the client configuration file.  The server file would be smbd.conf

Which linux is this?

apt-get install samba-server
yum install samba-server

You you have samba server installed, you should be able to configure it and start it.
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