Linux

The easiest way to set up Samba for file-sharing

The techmail of two weeks ago was The easiest way to set up Samba for file-sharing which discusses a really quick way of getting Samba setup for filesharing. It doesn't go into all the details of setting up multiple users or different authentication types, but if you want to share files on computer A with computer B easily, this will get you up and running in ~10 minutes.

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Linux

Converting Active Directory to Samba+OpenLDAP

Anyone have any experience with this? I may end up (and will be proposing) that the school my wife works for looks into replacing their (falling apart, IMHO) Win2k server using Active Directory for the domain controller and whatnot to a solution using Samba and OpenLDAP (and I'm presuming kerberos).

Are there any good HOWTOs out there? Is this something quite difficult? Anyone have any ideas how many man-hours this might take to ...

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