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SMB HOWTO

David Wood, dwood@plugged.net.au

v1.2, 25 January 2000


This is the SMB HOWTO. This document describes how to use the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, also called the Session Message Block, NetBIOS or LanManager protocol, with Linux using Samba.

1. Introduction

2. Further Information

3. Installation

4. Running The Daemons

5. General Configuration (/etc/smb.conf)

6. Sharing A Linux Drive With Windows Machines

7. Accessing an SMB Share With Linux Machines

8. Sharing A Linux Printer With Windows Machines

9. Sharing A Windows Printer With Linux Machines

10. Backing Up Windows Machines to a Linux Host

11. Using Samba Across Routed Networks

12. Copyright

13. Acknowledgements


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