GP3 sambaconfig (en)
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|With Gemini Project 3.3 the plugin is installed by default. Keep also in mind, the samba servers package under OE 2.2 is |
geminisambaconfig Plugin is a configuration tool for the Samba Server. The Samba Server (Package
sambaserver) is installed together with the (sambaconfig) plugin, if not installed yet in the image. Following functions are offered:
- Edit global settings
- Create / change / delete shares
Keep in mind the standard
sambaserver is not offering an authentication with an user name and password. Every user can access the configured shares on the Dreambox.
Installation / Deinstallation
geminisambaconfig plugin can be installed / removed in different ways:
- see article: GP3 Addons - Category: Gemini Plugins
- see article: WebAdmin - Package name:
- see article: OPKG - Package name:
Restart Enigma2 after the installation, or reboot the Dreambox. The Plugin can be found in the Blue Panel → Daemons → Samba Settings.
After opening the Plugins, it's possible to change the global settings of the Samba Servers, but the standard settings should work without any problem. The following list explains the color buttons, editing the shares en other settings, which can be changed. Saved settings are stored in the file
smb.conf in the directory
|save||Saves the settings and closes the plugin.|
|Shares||Opens the configuration menu of the shares. With the OK button, the existing shares can be opened to edit. With the green button a new share is creates and the red button deletes shares. |
External devices (DVD, USB, CF, etc.) can be shared, of course the device needs to be mounted correctly before. The mount point (e.g.
|workgroup||It's also possible to change the name of the workgroup, as with other Windows computers in the network. This is not mandatory to access the Dreambox. It can take some minutes before the Dreambox is shown in the network, especially when multiple workgroups exist.|
Access the Samba Server
The Dreambox(es) should be displayed automatically in the file browser or network overview of the different operating systems. It's also possible to search for the Boxes (e.g. with
\\ip_of_the_box under Windows), if not displays automatically. Under Windows the option "Map network drive" is interesting, to integrate the Dreambox in the Windows Explorer.
Command via command line
Stop Samba Server
Start Samba Server
Show Samba Version