Samba needs very little configuration to create a basic working system. In this chapter we progress from the simple to the complex, for each providing all steps and configuration file changes needed to make each work. Please note that a comprehensively configured system will likely employ additional smart features. The additional features are covered in the remainder of this document.
The examples used here have been obtained from a number of people who made requests for example configurations. All identities have been obscured to protect the guilty and any resemblance to unreal non-existent sites is deliberate .