OES 2018: Novell Samba Administration Guide

This guide describes the Novell implementation of Samba included in Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2018, and includes instructions for performing basic configuration and setup tasks.

This guide includes the following sections:


This guide is intended for network administrators.


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Documentation Updates

For the most recent version of this and other guides for OES, visit the OES 2018 Documentation Web site.

Additional Documentation

Samba is an Open Source initiative and has extensive documentation on the Web, including that found at Samba.org.

OES and SLES Platform References in This Guide

All references to OES 2018 and SLES 12 in this guide refer to the versions of those products that are released with the version of OES 2018 indicated in the guide title. For example, the release of OES 2018 included SLES 12 SP2, and the references to SLES 12 refer to SLES 12 SP2 unless otherwise indicated. The Support Pack version of a release is only mentioned in those cases where the distinction is important, for example, when a support pack has a new feature not available in earlier versions.