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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

Module 2: Installing Samba on a Unix System

  • Bundled Versions
  • Downloading the Samba Distribution
  • Configuring Samba
  • Starting the Samba Daemons
  • Testing the Samba Daemons

Module 3: Configure Windows Client

  • Windows Networking Basics

Module 4: Samba Configuration File

  • Overview of Samba Configuration File
  • Special Sections
  • Configuration Options
  • Server 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

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 Course?

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 Course

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

 The Samba Server Training Course is one of the IT Support and Solution Courses, designed to provide a comprehensive exploration of Samba, an influential open-source software suite with the primary function of facilitating seamless file and print services across diverse operating systems. As organisations increasingly embrace heterogeneous computing environments, the significance of Samba in fostering cross-platform communication has become indispensable.

Professionals in the domains of IT, system administration, and network engineering are well-advised to master Samba, as it plays a pivotal role in establishing cohesive connections between disparate operating systems. This expertise is particularly critical for individuals entrusted with the establishment and maintenance of efficient file and print sharing services within complex, multi-platform computing infrastructures.

In this 1-day training by The Knowledge Academy, delegates will acquire practical knowledge and hands-on experience in deploying, configuring, and optimising Samba servers. The course covers key aspects such as user authentication, access control, and integration with Windows environments, empowering delegates to proficiently manage Samba implementations within their organisational ecosystems.

Course Objectives

  • To develop a comprehensive understanding of Samba's functionalities and architecture
  • To acquire practical skills in deploying and configuring Samba servers efficiently
  • To master user authentication mechanisms and access control in Samba environments
  • To gain proficiency in integrating Samba seamlessly with Windows operating systems
  • To explore optimisation strategies for enhancing Samba server performance
  • To understand troubleshooting techniques for common issues in Samba implementations

Upon completion of this course, delegates will emerge with a well-rounded expertise in Samba, equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to deploy, configure, and optimise Samba servers effectively. They will be adept at managing user authentication, implementing access control measures, and seamlessly integrating Samba with Windows environments, thereby contributing to enhanced file and print services within diverse computing environments.

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What’s included in this Samba Server Training Course?

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

Why choose us

Our Tonbridge 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.

The town of Tonbridge is located in the county of Kent in the South East of England. The town is around 12 miles south west of Maidstone and roughly 30 miles south east of London. Tonbridge town has an approximate population of 39,000 residents. The unemployment rate for Tonbridge currently stands at just under 2%. This is dramatically lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. This city is home to Tonbridge School which is an all-boys boarding school. The school currently has up to 800 students enrolled aged between 13 and 18. Tonbridge is also the home of several of the remaining Grammar Schools including the Tonbridge Grammar School which currently has over 1,000 students enrolled from the ages of 11 up to 18. The town also has a wide array of primary schools including Sussex Road County Primary School, Cage Green Primary School, and Woodlands Junior and Infant Schools.

Nearby Locations include:

  • Leigh
  • Paddock Wood
  • Mardens
  • Staplehurst
  • Hildenborough
  • Capel
  • Penshurst
  • Hadlow
  • Horsmonden
  • East Peckham
  • Brenchley
  • Golden Green
  • Matfield
  • Tudeley
  • Shipbourne
  • Five Oak Green
  • Hawkenbury
  • Collier Street
  • Chiddingstone Causeway
  • Charcott

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Samba Server Training in Tonbridge. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Samba Server Training in Tonbridge, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Samba Server Training in Tonbridge. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Samba Server Training in Tonbridge sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training 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

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

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


Team building opportunity

Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Samba Server Training in Tonbridge 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 Tonbridge starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Samba Server Training.
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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.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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