F7 Silly question about system-config-samba

antonio montagnani antonio.montagnani at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 07:06:49 UTC 2007

2007/6/21, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette at insight.rr.com>:
> antonio montagnani wrote:
> >
> >
> > tnx for quick answer...now the question is:
> > 1) why nothing is changed in my samba.conf file if I write workgroup
> > in that line?
> > 2) why I see the shared directory from a Windows machine where
> > workgroup is the name of workgroup???
> I probably missed something in this thread. It is about using the
> system-config-samba GUI interface, right?
> Under preferences there are two options, one if for setting the
> workgroup and the other is to set the allowed users.
> If you choose preferences/server settings you can set the server name
> and the workgroup that you want for it to refer to.
> Under the preferences/Samba users option you have the ability to create
> users allowed for samba, their permissions and the ability to create an
> alias for the share that is different than the setting for the actual
> user designated as the allowed entity.
> Jim
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right: I refer to the system-config-samba GUI interface.
I inserted the name of a workgroup in that line, but nothing change in
And as I have a ; in front of workgroup line in samba.conf I am
surprised to share my shares from a Windows machine where workgroup is
the name of workgroup.
I hope to have clarified my points.....

Antonio Montagnani
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