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Enterprise Linux: Common Samba Issues (Doc ID 463141.1)

Last updated on APRIL 21, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux Kernel - Version: 4.0
Checked for relevance on 22-Jun-2009
Checked for relevance on 22-Feb-2011


Provide solutions to common issues of Samba.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Where can I learn to configure samba?
 Can samba be started automatically when the system boots up?
 How can I access samba directories with Linux?
 How can I synchronize samba password with operating system?
 Can I limit the space used by specific users?
 Can I control the privileges of samba director precisely?
 I don't use samba too much. Can I configure it with xinetd?
 Samba doesn't work for me... What can I do?

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