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LPIC-2 Exam 202

LPIC-2 209.1 Samba Server Configuration

By March 16, 2014No Comments
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Description Candidates should be able to set up a SAMBA server for various clients. This objective includes setting up Samba for login clients and setting up the workgroup in which a server participates and defining shared directories and printers. Also covered is a configuring a Linux client to use a Samba server. Troubleshooting installations is also tested.

Key Knowledge Areas:

  • Samba version 3 documentation
  • Samba configuration files
  • Samba tools and utilities
  • Mounting Samba shares on Linux
  • Samba daemons
  • Mapping Windows user names to Linux user names
  • User-Level and Share-Level security

The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:

  • smbd, nmbd
  • smbstatus, testparm, smbpasswd, nmblookup
  • smbclient
  • net
  • /etc/smb/*
  • /var/log/samba/

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