Samba (SMB/CIFS)

Q. How do I change DNS search order in Linux? In order to improve performance I need to make changes. A. Under Linux you need to use /etc/nsswitch.conf file which is used by system databases and Name Service Switch configuration file Various functions in the C Library need to be configured to work correctly in […]


Q. I’m using NAS server share to make a backup of my webserver. However samba is not allowing me to backup of large files (2GB+). My Samba share mount command is as follows: smbmount // /datanas -o username=LOGINNAME,password=LOGINPASSWORD Now if I copy file called /var/log/httpd/access.log (which is 3.5 GB file): cp /var/log/httpd/access.log /datanas I get […]


Samba Add a User

by on June 23, 2006 · 14 comments

I am using Fedora Linux and I would like to add a user called joe to Samba. How do I add a user SMB share? How can I add a users to Samba?