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Old 17th July 2008
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Default Samba global share

I want to use Samba to create a network share that is accessible to all Windows machines on the network, without the need for a password. Just one big folder that people can easily dump things in and retrieve them anywhere.

Whenever I execute /usr/local/etc/rc.d/samba start, it seems to go okay, but then in actuality there is no smbd or nmbd. Here is my config file:

   workgroup = HOME
   server string = Samba Server
   security = user
   hosts allow = 192.168.1. 192.168.2. 127.
   load printers = no
   log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
   max log size = 50
   interfaces =
   domain master = yes
   preferred master = yes
   wins support = yes
   wins proxy = yes
   dns proxy = no

   comment = Public Stuff
   path = /usr/home/ecorazeni/Share
   public = yes
   writable = yes
   printable = no
$ sudo /usr/local/etc/rc.d/samba start
Removing stale Samba tdb files:  done
$ ps ax | grep smbd
$ ps ax | grep nmbd
The directory specified there, /usr/home/ecorazeni/Share, is chmod 777. Any ideas?
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