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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 Wrexham 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.

Wrexham is a town based in the north of Wales. It is located in Wrexham County Borough and has a population of around 60,000 people. There are a large number of schools in Wrexham including one Welsh speaking school Ysgol Morgan Llwyd. St Joseph’s was the first shared-faith school in Wales and the schools St David's School, Ysgol Bryn Offa and The Groves High School were combined to form two larger "super schools", Rhosnesni High School, and Ysgol Clywedog. Yale College is the largest college in Wales and provides a wide range of adult education. It has many sites across the area. Glyndŵr University was granted university status in 2008 after being established originally as the Wrexham School of Science and Art. It offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees to around 8000 students. The rate of unemployment in Wrexham is at around 3.6%. This is lower than the national average of Britain which is 7.6%. 

Nearby Locations include:

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  • Bradley
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  • Chirk
  • Royton
  • Brynteg
  • Summerhill
  • Rossett
  • Bangor On Dee
  • Ruabon

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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 Wrexham. 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 Wrexham, 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 Wrexham. 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 Wrexham 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 Wrexham FAQs

This course teaches you the installation, configuration, and management of Samba servers. Delegates working with Windows will be able to access file and print services on Unix and Linux servers.
No. Delegates do not need any formal prerequisites for attending this Samba Server Training Course.
This course is beneficial for Administrators, System Administrators, Network Engineers, and IT Professionals who integrate Windows with Unix/Linux networks, manage file and print services, and ensure there is smooth interoperability between diverse operating systems.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers support before, during, and even after the course. Our customer support team is available 24/7 to resolve any issues you face regarding your training period.
This course includes one day's training with experienced trainers, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate on completion of the training.
The duration of this Samba Server Training Course spans 1 day.
Completing this course can open several job opportunities, including roles as a System Administrator, Network Engineer, IT Support Specialist, Linux Administrator, and Infrastructure Engineer.
After completing this course, you can expect an average salary ranging from £30,000 to £60,000 per year. This depends on various factors including experience, the specific role, industry, and location.
This certification holds a niche but valuable place in Wrexham, particularly among professionals managing mixed OS environments. Its popularity is more pronounced in sectors relying on seamless integration between Windows and Unix/Linux systems, like IT services, education, and government agencies.
The challenge of completing a Samba Server Training Course depends on your prior experience with network administration and Unix/Linux systems.
Prior coding knowledge is optional for this Samba Server Training. However, familiarity with basic scripting and command-line operations, especially in Unix/Linux environments, can significantly enhance your understanding and ease your learning process.
The training fees for Samba Server Training certification in Wrexham starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Samba Server Training.
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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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