The Tool Box

The Tool Box

Sometimes Unix seems to be made up of a grab bag of applications and tools. There are tools to troubleshoot tools. And of course, there are several ways to accomplish the same task. When trying to solve a problem related to Samba, a good plan of attack is to use the following:

  • Samba logs

  • Unix utilities

  • Fault tree

  • Documentation and FAQs

  • Samba newsgroups and mailing lists

We go over each of these in the following sections.

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