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      wide links (S)
             This  parameter  controls  whether or not links in the UNIX file
             system may be followed by the server. Links that point to  areas
             within  the  directory  tree  exported  by the server are always
             allowed; this parameter controls access only to areas  that  are
             outside the directory tree being exported.
             Note  that  setting this parameter can have a negative effect on
             your server performance due to the extra system calls that Samba
             has to do in order to perform the link checks.
             Default: _�w_�i_�d_�e _�l_�i_�n_�k_�s = yes


      winbind cache time (G)
             This  parameter  specifies the number of seconds the w�wi�in�nb�bi�in�nd�dd�d(8)
             daemon will cache user and group information before  querying  a
             Windows NT server again.


             N�No�ot�te�e
             This does not apply to authentication requests, these are always
             evaluated in real time.
      Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�c_�a_�c_�h_�e _�t_�i_�m_�e = 300


      winbind enable local accounts (G)
             This parameter controls whether or not winbindd will  act  as  a
             stand in replacement for the various account management hooks in
             smb.conf (e.g. 'add user script').  If  enabled,  winbindd  will
             support the creation of local users and groups as another source
             of UNIX account information available  via  getpwnam()  or  get-
             grgid(), etc...
             Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�e_�n_�a_�b_�l_�e _�l_�o_�c_�a_�l _�a_�c_�c_�o_�u_�n_�t_�s = no


      winbind enum groups (G)
             On  large installations using w�wi�in�nb�bi�in�nd�dd�d(8) it may be necessary to
             suppress the enumeration of groups through  the  s�se�et�tg�gr�re�en�nt�t(�()�),g�ge�et�t-�-
             g�gr�re�en�nt�t(�()�) ande�en�nd�dg�gr�re�en�nt�t(�()�) group of system calls. If the _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�e_�n_�u_�m
             _�g_�r_�o_�u_�p_�s parameter isn�no�o, calls to the g�ge�et�tg�gr�re�en�nt�t(�()�) system call  will
             not return any data.


             W�Wa�ar�rn�ni�in�ng�g
             Turning  off group enumeration may cause some programs to behave
             oddly.
      Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�e_�n_�u_�m _�g_�r_�o_�u_�p_�s = yes


      winbind enum users (G)
             On large installations using w�wi�in�nb�bi�in�nd�dd�d(8) it may be necessary  to
             suppress  the  enumeration of users through the s�se�et�tp�pw�we�en�nt�t(�()�),g�ge�et�tp�p-�-
             w�we�en�nt�t(�()�) ande�en�nd�dp�pw�we�en�nt�t(�()�) group of system calls. If the _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d  _�e_�n_�u_�m
             _�u_�s_�e_�r_�s parameter isn�no�o, calls to the g�ge�et�tp�pw�we�en�nt�t system call will not
             return any data.


             W�Wa�ar�rn�ni�in�ng�g
             Turning off user enumeration may cause some programs  to  behave
             oddly.  For  example, the finger program relies on having access
             to the full user list when searching for matching usernames.
      Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�e_�n_�u_�m _�u_�s_�e_�r_�s = yes


      winbind nested groups (G)
             If set to yes, this parameter activates the support  for  nested
             groups.  Nested  groups are also called local groups or aliases.
             They work like their counterparts in Windows: Nested groups  are
             defined  locally  on  any  machine (they are shared between DC's
             through their SAM) and can contain users and global groups  from
             any  trusted  SAM.  To be able to use nested groups, you need to
             run nss_winbind.
             Please note that per 3.0.3 this is a new feature, so handle with
             care.
             Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�n_�e_�s_�t_�e_�d _�g_�r_�o_�u_�p_�s = no


      winbind separator (G)
             This parameter allows an admin to define the character used when
             listing a username of the form of _�D_�O_�M_�A_�I_�N \_�u_�s_�e_�r.  This  parameter
             is  only  applicable  when using the _�p_�a_�m_�__�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d_�._�s_�o and _�n_�s_�s_�__�w_�i_�n_�-
             _�b_�i_�n_�d_�._�s_�o modules for UNIX services.
             Please note that setting this parameter  to  +  causes  problems
             with  group membership at least on glibc systems, as the charac-
             ter + is used as a special character for NIS in /etc/group.
             Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�s_�e_�p_�a_�r_�a_�t_�o_�r = '\'
             Example: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�s_�e_�p_�a_�r_�a_�t_�o_�r = +


      winbind trusted domains only (G)
             This parameter is designed to allow Samba servers that are  mem-
             bers  of  a  Samba  controlled  domain to use UNIX accounts dis-
             tributed via NIS, rsync, or LDAP as the uid's for winbindd users
             in  the  hosts  primary domain. Therefore, the user DOMAIN\user1
             would be mapped to the account user1 in /etc/passwd  instead  of
             allocating a new uid for him or her.
             Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�t_�r_�u_�s_�t_�e_�d _�d_�o_�m_�a_�i_�n_�s _�o_�n_�l_�y = no


      winbind use default domain (G)
             This  parameter  specifies  whether thew�wi�in�nb�bi�in�nd�dd�d(8) daemon should
             operate on users without domain  component  in  their  username.
             Users  without  a domain component are treated as is part of the
             winbindd server's own domain. While this does not  benifit  Win-
             dows  users, it makes SSH, FTP and e-mail function in a way much
             closer to the way they would in a native unix system.
             Default: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�u_�s_�e _�d_�e_�f_�a_�u_�l_�t _�d_�o_�m_�a_�i_�n = no
             Example: _�w_�i_�n_�b_�i_�n_�d _�u_�s_�e _�d_�e_�f_�a_�u_�l_�t _�d_�o_�m_�a_�i_�n = yes


      wins hook (G)
             When Samba is running as a WINS server this allows you  to  call
             an  external  program  for all changes to the WINS database. The
             primary use for this option is to allow the  dynamic  update  of
             external name resolution databases such as dynamic DNS.
             The  wins  hook parameter specifies the name of a script or exe-
             cutable that will be called as follows:
             w�wi�in�ns�s_�_h�ho�oo�ok�k o�op�pe�er�ra�at�ti�io�on�n n�na�am�me�e n�na�am�me�et�ty�yp�pe�e t�tt�tl�l I�IP�P_�_l�li�is�st�t


             ·  The first argument is the operation  and  is  one  of  "add",
                "delete",  or  "refresh".  In most cases the operation can be
                ignored as the rest  of  the  parameters  provide  sufficient
                information. Note that "refresh" may sometimes be called when
                the name has not previously  been  added,  in  that  case  it
                should be treated as an add.
             ·  The second argument is the NetBIOS name. If the name is not a
                legal name then the wins hook is not called. Legal names con-
                tain  only letters, digits, hyphens, underscores and periods.
             ·  The third argument is the NetBIOS name type as a 2 digit hex-
                adecimal number.
             ·  The fourth argument is the TTL (time to live) for the name in
                seconds.
             ·  The fifth and subsequent arguments are the IP addresses  cur-
                rently  registered  for that name. If this list is empty then
                the name should be deleted.
      An example script that calls the BIND dynamic DNS update program  n�ns�su�up�p-�-
      d�da�at�te�e is provided in the examples directory of the Samba source code.
      N�No�o d�de�ef�fa�au�ul�lt�t


      wins proxy (G)
             This  is  a  boolean  that  controls  if n�nm�mb�bd�d(8) will respond to
             broadcast name queries on behalf of other hosts. You may need to
             set this to y�ye�es�s for some older clients.
             Default: _�w_�i_�n_�s _�p_�r_�o_�x_�y = no


      wins server (G)
             This specifies the IP address (or DNS name: IP address for pref-
             erence) of the WINS server that n�nm�mb�bd�d(8) should register with. If
             you  have a WINS server on your network then you should set this
             to the WINS server's IP.
             You should point  this  at  your  WINS  server  if  you  have  a
             multi-subnetted network.
             If  you  want to work in multiple namespaces, you can give every
             wins server a 'tag'. For each tag,  only  one  (working)  server
             will be queried for a name. The tag should be separated from the
             ip address by a colon.


             N�No�ot�te�e
             You need to set up Samba to point to a WINS server if  you  have
             multiple  subnets  and  wish  cross-subnet browsing to work cor-
             rectly.
      See the ???.
      Default: _�w_�i_�n_�s _�s_�e_�r_�v_�e_�r =
      Example:   _�w_�i_�n_�s   _�s_�e_�r_�v_�e_�r    =    mary:192.9.200.1    fred:192.168.3.199
      mary:192.168.2.61  #  For  this  example  when querying a certain name,
      192.19.200.1  will  be  asked  first  and  if  that   doesn't   respond
      192.168.2.61.  If  either  of those doesn't know the name 192.168.3.199
      will be queried.
      Example: _�w_�i_�n_�s _�s_�e_�r_�v_�e_�r = 192.9.200.1 192.168.2.61


      wins support (G)
             This boolean controls if the n�nm�mb�bd�d(8) process in Samba  will  act
             as a WINS server. You should not set this to y�ye�es�s unless you have
             a multi-subnetted network and you wish a particular n�nm�mb�bd�d  to  be
             your  WINS server. Note that you should N�NE�EV�VE�ER�R set this to y�ye�es�s on
             more than one machine in your network.
             Default: _�w_�i_�n_�s _�s_�u_�p_�p_�o_�r_�t = no


      workgroup (G)
             This controls what workgroup your server will appear  to  be  in
             when  queried by clients. Note that this parameter also controls
             the Domain name used with the s�se�ec�cu�ur�ri�it�ty�y =�= d�do�om�ma�ai�in�n setting.
             Default: _�w_�o_�r_�k_�g_�r_�o_�u_�p = WORKGROUP
             Example: _�w_�o_�r_�k_�g_�r_�o_�u_�p = MYGROUP


      writable
             This parameter is a synonym for writeable.


      writeable (S)
             Inverted synonym for _�r_�e_�a_�d _�o_�n_�l_�y.
             N�No�o d�de�ef�fa�au�ul�lt�t


      write cache size (S)
             If this integer parameter is set to non-zero value,  Samba  will
             create an in-memory cache for each oplocked file (it does n�no�ot�t do
             this for non-oplocked files). All writes that  the  client  does
             not  request  to  be  flushed directly to disk will be stored in
             this cache if possible. The cache is flushed onto  disk  when  a
             write comes in whose offset would not fit into the cache or when
             the file is closed by the client. Reads for the  file  are  also
             served from this cache if the data is stored within it.
             This cache allows Samba to batch client writes into a more effi-
             cient write size for RAID disks (i.e. writes may be tuned to  be
             the  RAID  stripe  size)  and can improve performance on systems
             where the disk subsystem is a bottleneck but there is free  mem-
             ory for userspace programs.
             The  integer  parameter  specifies  the  size of this cache (per
             oplocked file) in bytes.
             Default: _�w_�r_�i_�t_�e _�c_�a_�c_�h_�e _�s_�i_�z_�e = 0
             Example: _�w_�r_�i_�t_�e _�c_�a_�c_�h_�e _�s_�i_�z_�e = 262144 # for a 256k cache  size  per
             file


      write list (S)
             This  is  a  list of users that are given read-write access to a
             service. If the connecting user is in this list then  they  will
             be  given  write  access, no matter what the _�r_�e_�a_�d _�o_�n_�l_�y option is
             set to. The list can include group names using the  @group  syn-
             tax.
             Note  that if a user is in both the read list and the write list
             then they will be given write access.
             Default: _�w_�r_�i_�t_�e _�l_�i_�s_�t =
             Example: _�w_�r_�i_�t_�e _�l_�i_�s_�t = admin, root, @staff


      write raw (G)
             This parameter controls whether or not the server  will  support
             raw  write SMB's when transferring data from clients. You should
             never need to change this parameter.
             Default: _�w_�r_�i_�t_�e _�r_�a_�w = yes


      wtmp directory (G)
             This parameter is only available if Samba  has  been  configured
             and compiled with the option  -�--�-w�wi�it�th�h-�-u�ut�tm�mp�p. It specifies a direc-
             tory pathname that is used to store  the  wtmp  or  wtmpx  files
             (depending on the UNIX system) that record user connections to a
             Samba server. The difference with the utmp directory is the fact
             that user info is kept after a user has logged out.
             By default this is not set, meaning the system will use whatever
             utmp file the native system is set to use  (usually_�/_�v_�a_�r_�/_�r_�u_�n_�/_�w_�t_�m_�p
             on Linux).
             Default: _�w_�t_�m_�p _�d_�i_�r_�e_�c_�t_�o_�r_�y =
             Example: _�w_�t_�m_�p _�d_�i_�r_�e_�c_�t_�o_�r_�y = /var/log/wtmp