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Samba Server Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Samba

  • What is Samba?
  • Common Internet File System
  • Connect to a CIFS File Share
  • Distribution-Specific Package Installation

Module 2: Installing Samba on a Unix System

  • Bundled Versions
  • Downloading the Samba Distribution
  • Configuring Samba
  • Compiling and Installing Samba
  • Enabling SWAT
  • Basic Samba Configuration File
  • Firewall Configuration
  • Starting the Samba Daemons
  • Testing the Samba Daemons

Module 3: Configure Windows Client

  • Windows Networking Basics
  • Install and Configure Samba Share with Windows and CentOS

Module 4: Samba Configuration File

  • Overview of Samba Configuration File
  • Special Sections
  • Configuration Options
  • Server Configuration
  • Disk Share Configuration
  • Networking Options with Samba
  • Virtual Servers
  • Logging Configuration Options

Module 5: Authentication and Authorisation

  • Authentication
  • Authorisation

Module 6: Advanced Disk Shares

  • Filesystem Differences
  • File Permissions and Attributes on MS-DOS and Unix
  • Windows NT/2000/XP ACLs
  • Name Mangling and Case
  • Locks and Oplocks
  • Connection Scripts
  • Microsoft Distributed Filesystems
  • Working with NIS

Module 7: Printing

  • Sending Print Jobs to Samba
  • Printing to Windows Printers

Module 8: Name Resolution and Browsing

  • Name Resolution
  • Browsing

Module 9: Troubleshooting Samba

  • Tool Box
  • Fault Tree

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Who should attend this Samba Server Training?

Samba Server Training Course is designed for a variety of professionals who want to learn how to set up and manage Samba servers. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:

  • Network Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • IT Managers
  • Linux Administrators
  • IT Support Technicians
  • Network Engineers
  • Server Administrators
  • IT Consultants

Prerequisites of the Samba Server Training

There are no formal Samba Server Training Course. However, a basic understanding of networking and some prior experience with using computers will be beneficial.

Samba Server Training​ Course Overview

Samba is an open-source software suite that runs on Unix/Linux based platforms. Samba can communicate with Windows clients like a native application. It provides this service by employing the Common Internet File System (CIFS). This Samba Server Training is designed to provide knowledge about the working of Samba.

In this Samba Server Training, delegates will get an understanding of how to install Samba and enable SWAT (Samba Web Administration Tool). Delegates will learn to create a PDF printer and manage Windows print drivers. In addition, delegates will learn how to configure Samba PDC and BDC. They will also be introduced to accounts, authentication, and authorisation.

During this 1-day training course, delegates will become familiarised with Samba and CUPS, queue lists, and tdb files. They will be introduced to name resolution and network browsing. Post completion of this training, delegates will be able to troubleshoot name services, network addresses and NetBIOS names.

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What’s included in this Samba Server Training?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors           
  • Samba Server Training Certificate         
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Dundee venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Dundee is the fourth largest city in Scotland. It has a population of around 148,000 people and is located in the east central Lowland of the Firth of Tay. There are around 37 primary schools and 9 secondary schools in Dundee serving around 20,000 pupils. There is also a special school which caters for children with learning difficulties. Dundee College is the largest further education college in the city providing higher education such as A Levels and vocational courses. There are two universities in Dundee; The University of Dundee and Abertay University. The University of Dundee was established in 1881 and became an independent institute in 1967. The university provides a lot of research into the biomedical fields and contains of the top medical schools in the country. The Abertay University provides a range of courses including computing, creative technology and computer game design courses. Its most famous alumni include the creators of Grand Theft Auto. The biggest employers in Dundee are the NHS, Dundee City Council and the University of Dundee. Its employees mostly commute within thirty minutes of the city.

Popular searched areas in and around Dundee include:-

  • Broughty Ferry
  • Monifieth
  • Muirhead
  • Liff
  • Longforgan
  • West Ferry
  • Birkhill
  • Dundee Technology Park
  • Lundie
  • Fowlis
  • Gagie

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The Vine,

43 Magdalen Place



T: 01344203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Samba Server Training in Dundee FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites to attend this course. However, basic knowledge of computers will be beneficial.
Anyone interested in learning about Samba Server can attend this course. This course is useful for: Developers, Programmers.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Samba Server Training certification in Dundee starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Samba Server Training.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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