Setting up a file server

kapil singh kushwah at
Tue Oct 28 04:21:07 UTC 2008

check for all the following packages are installed or not :

 samba - LanManager-like file and printer server for Unix.
 samba-common - Samba common files used by both the server and the client.
 smbclient - LanManager-like simple client for Unix.
 swat - Samba Web Administration Tool
 samba-doc - Samba documentation.
 samba-doc-pdf - Samba documentation in PDF format.
 smbfs - Mount and umount commands for the smbfs (kernels 2.2.x and above).
 libpam-smbpass - pluggable authentication module for SMB/CIFS password
 libsmbclient - Shared library that allows applications to talk to SMB/CIFS
 libsmbclient-dev - libsmbclient shared libraries
 winbind - Service to resolve user and group information from Windows NT

and after that try it ,it will work fine.

Kapil singh Kushwah
Linux System Administrator
Hotwax Media Inc., Indore

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