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eg. to share /home/public folder to allow public access Sample configuration ... [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = my server log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 200 security = share socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192 # Cause this host to announce itself to local subnets here remote announce = <subnet network address e.g 192.168.1.255> # Browser Control Options: # set local master to no if you don't want Samba to become a master # browser on your network. # Otherwise the normal election rules apply ; local master = yes name resolve order = host wins lmhosts bcast # WINS Server - Tells the NMBD components of Samba to be a WINS Client # Note: Samba can be either a WINS Server, or a WINS Client, but NOT both wins server = <wins server ip> [public] path = /home/public public = yes only guest = yes writable = yes