Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-21 Thread Valentin Bud
On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 5:43 PM, Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the software admin told me that the permissions should be very open on the directories and files so i made them 0777. the software worked like a charm for about 2 months but after that at some point the client

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-21 Thread Manfred Usselmann
On Mon, 20 Oct 2008 17:43:03 +0200 (CEST) Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the software admin told me that the permissions should be very open on the directories and files so i made them 0777. the software worked like a charm for about 2 months but after that at some point the

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-21 Thread Valentin Bud
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 8:43 AM, Manfred Usselmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 20 Oct 2008 17:43:03 +0200 (CEST) Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the software admin told me that the permissions should be very open on the directories and files so i made them 0777. the

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
if it could work for 2 months and then refused - something must have been changed on the client software side. No Mr. Puchar nothing changed on the client side. so what changed on server side so it stopped working after 2 months? in unix there are no magic things - things works or not.

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
i didn't had the time to debug it to find out the problem. I would like to know what happened there. The good thing is that a future client of my company works with the same accounting software and the server runs FBSD so if something goes wrong i'll have the time to debug properly. it may be

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-20 Thread Frank Bonnet
Charles Mason wrote: On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am very interrested by feedback of real world samba admins running it with FreeBSD or Linux , my boss push hardly to use Linux but I would much prefer FreeBSD do what your boss wants. it's his

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-20 Thread Valentin Bud
hello list, a little story about samba and FreeBSD. I had to make a file server for a company that uses a program for accounting. that software works with lots of files to do the job. the software admin told me that the permissions should be very open on the directories and files so i made them

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-20 Thread Odhiambo Washington
On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Valentin Bud [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hello list, a little story about samba and FreeBSD. I had to make a file server for a company that uses a program for accounting. that software works with lots of files to do the job. the software admin told me that the

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-20 Thread Valentin Bud
Hello list, On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Odhiambo Washington [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Valentin Bud [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hello list, a little story about samba and FreeBSD. I had to make a file server for a company that uses a program for

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
the software admin told me that the permissions should be very open on the directories and files so i made them 0777. the software worked like a charm for about 2 months but after that at some point the client couldn't access the files on the samba server. if it could work for 2 months and then

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-20 Thread Mikhail Goriachev
Valentin Bud wrote: hello list, a little story about samba and FreeBSD. I had to make a file server for a company that uses a program for accounting. that software works with lots of files to do the job. the software admin told me that the permissions should be very open on the directories and

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-18 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Frank Bonnet schrieb: I am on the way to setup a brand new Samba server with OpenLDAP backend I am very interrested by feedback of real world samba admins running it with FreeBSD or Linux , my boss push hardly to use Linux but I would much prefer FreeBSD so good arguments are welcome ( my

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I am very interrested by feedback of real world samba admins running it with FreeBSD or Linux , my boss push hardly to use Linux but I would much prefer FreeBSD do what your boss wants. it's his company, and it's his right to make bad decision

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Kirk Strauser
On Friday 17 October 2008 10:42:05 Wojciech Puchar wrote: do what your boss wants. it's his company, and it's his right to make bad decision This is off-topic, but I wholly disagree. As a professional employee, it's my job to advise my boss on technological matters, and to persuade him to

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Charles Mason
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am very interrested by feedback of real world samba admins running it with FreeBSD or Linux , my boss push hardly to use Linux but I would much prefer FreeBSD do what your boss wants. it's his company, and it's his

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Chad Perrin
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 04:34:00PM +0200, Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello I am on the way to setup a brand new Samba server with OpenLDAP backend I am very interrested by feedback of real world samba admins running it with FreeBSD or Linux , my boss push hardly to use Linux but I would much

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Jeremy Chadwick
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 05:13:45PM +0100, Charles Mason wrote: From what I have seen, both are perfectly capable and since its samba that will be doing most of the actual work its probably doesn't matter that much. Of course the next question if he goes with Linux, is which distro. Perhaps the

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Mel
On Friday 17 October 2008 18:55:19 Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 05:13:45PM +0100, Charles Mason wrote: From what I have seen, both are perfectly capable and since its samba that will be doing most of the actual work its probably doesn't matter that much. Of course the next

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Wojciech Puchar
decision This is off-topic, but I wholly disagree. As a professional employee, it's my job to advise my boss on technological matters, yes - advise no - persuade! ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Wojciech Puchar
If he's a good boss (as the poster seem to be implying) then he will be asking because he hasn't made his mind up his mind completely, but yeah don't get fired over it :) in most cases and with system doing ONLY samba, both linux and freebsd will work fine. so his boss is not smart for sure

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Jos Chrispijn
Uit een eerder bericht (17-10-2008 17:42): do what your boss wants. it's his company, and it's his right to make bad decision A boss hires someone that knows what he/she is talking about and relies on his/her vision. To get informed this person might get his/her information before he/she

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Wojciech Puchar
A boss hires someone that knows what he/she is talking about and relies on his/her vision. so - he/she should not persuade what OS will be, just WHAT should be done. To get informed this person might get his/her information before he/she decides what the best solution might be; I do hope

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-17 Thread Gautham Ganapathy
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 8:04 PM, Frank Bonnet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello I am on the way to setup a brand new Samba server with OpenLDAP backend I am very interrested by feedback of real world samba admins running it with FreeBSD or Linux , my boss push hardly to use Linux but I would