[ILUG] Joining a workgroup with Redhat 7
Paul J Collins
sneakums at zork.net
Thu Mar 8 15:26:10 GMT 2001
>>>>> "DM" == Diarmaid McGowan <mcgowand at esatclear.ie> writes:
DM> I have set up a new machine with Redhat7.0 and i cant seem to
DM> find the graphical tools inside Gnome or Kde to set it up in
DM> the local WORKGROUP. I have a few Win98, Win2000 & Mandrake7.0
DM> machines in the workgroup already. I previously used the
DM> "DrakConf" utility to set up the Mandrake machines for all my
DM> networking requirments, but there doesnt seem to be any such
DM> utility provided with redhat. All i can find in the redhat
DM> installation is options for joining/creating a domain which I
DM> don't want to get into (due to the network being small).
Assuming that you have Samba already installed, just find smb.conf (I
won't even *try* and guess where it could be) and add/change the
"workgroup = FOOBAR" in the [global] section in the config file.
Restart samba (/etc/init.d/samba restart, perhaps) and you're done.
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