Two books about Samba

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John H. Terpstra, "Samba-3 by Example: Practical Exercises to Successful Deployment"
John H. Terpstra, Jelmer R. Vernooij, "The Official Samba-3 HOWTO and Reference Guide"

John H. Terpstra, "Samba-3 by Example: Practical Exercises to Successful Deployment"
Prentice Hall PTR | ISBN 0131472216 | 2004 Year | CHM | 3,55 Mb | 384 Pages

Here’s the Samba-3 cookbook you’ve been searching for! This book’s complete configuration files, step-by-step implementation instructions, network diagrams, and automated scripts make Samba-3 deployment a breeze. From small office networks to enterprise environments, here are proven configurations and expert guidance you won’t find anywhere else. Long-term Samba Team member John H. Terpstra covers all these scenarios, and more:
— “No frills” Samba servers: replacing Windows 9x peer-to-peer networks and supporting Windows 2000 and XP clients
— Small-to-mid-sized networks requiring basic security, user groups, and remote access
— Secure, scalable networks with domain logons and roaming profiles
— Deploying Samba in environments that utilize routers and firewalls
— Improving network user experience through desktop profile controls, policy controls, and folder redirection
— Full-fledged enterprise network environments—with hot tips to enhance availability and performance
— Migrating seamlessly from Windows NT 4 to Samba-3
— Adding UNIX/Linux clients and servers to your existing Windows networks
— Guidance for integration of Samba-3 into your Microsoft Active Directory Domain
— Configuration guides for DHCP, DNS and OpenLDAP servers to get the most out of your Samba network
— Includes guidelines for estimating server hardware needs
If you’re a Windows network administrator responsible for deploying or managing Samba, Samba-3 by Example is your indispensable resource.

John H. Terpstra, Jelmer R. Vernooij, "The Official Samba-3 HOWTO and Reference Guide"
Prentice Hall PTR | ISBN 0131453556 | 2003 Year | CHM | 4,58 Mb | 736 Pages

This is the definitive guide to using Samba-3 in production environments. It begins with the immense amount of HOWTO information published by the Samba Team and volunteers around the world... but that's just the beginning. The book's Samba Team editors have organized and edited this material around the practical needs of working Windows(R) administrators. UNIX(R)/Linux administrators will find all the answers they need as well.

Whether you're deploying Samba for the first time, integrating Samba into a Windows 200x Active Directory environment, migrating from NT 4 or Samba 2.x, or using Samba in a UNIX/Linux environment, you'll find step-by-step solutions, carefully edited for accuracy, practicality, and clarity. You'll learn all you need to make intelligent deployment decisions, get running fast, and use Samba-3's powerful new features to maximize performance and minimize cost.

Step-by-step installation techniques and proven configurations that work "right out of the box."

— Essential Samba-3 information that leverages your Windows networking knowledge
— Detailed coverage of Samba-3's powerful new user/machine account management, network browsing, and mapping capabilities
— Authoritative explanations of advanced features such as interdomain trusts and loadable VFS file system drivers
— Clear information on how Samba-3 handles Windows desktop/user policies and profiles
— Practical techniques for optimizing network printing
— Specific guidance for migration from Windows NT 4 or Samba 2.x
— Troubleshooting techniques that draw on the knowledge of the entire Samba community