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Re: [Samba] Samba server fails to save settings

Am Donnerstag, 11. Oktober 2018, 09:22:17 CEST schrieb Rowland Penny via 
> On Wed, 10 Oct 2018 22:38:10 +0100
> Aref Taidi via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I just want to create some directory shares so that I can access them
> > through my MS windows 7 PC.
> > 
> > I have done this many time in the past using earlier versions of
> > OpenSuse using Gnome, this time it is KDE.
> OK, if you don't want to use an editor to add the share and then reload
> Samba, you need to ask OpenSuse why its package doesn't work.
> Samba used to supply SWAT, but this was removed some years ago because
> of numerous problems, this was the only GUI tool that Samba has ever
> supplied. All other GUI tools are supplied by third parties and are
> nothing to do with Samba, so for problems with these third party tools,
> you need to contact the third party, which in this case is OpenSuse.
> Rowland

additional some words from an old yast user in bad english ;)
Please try to make a bug report.
or try yast on leap.
yast - if it works- can be a good help to generate a simple working smb.conf.
But if you need some specials it`s better to type them by hand.
In the end it`s imho easier and sustainable  to edit /etc/samba/smb.conf
This file is already there and documented.
Here is also a good starting-point:
If you have questions you can always post here and get very helpfull tips and 
learn wat is going on..
As Rowland already pointed out its the best way, to get a really working and 
actual supported config

Good luck!


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