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Version information

  • 0.5.0 (latest)
  • 0.4.0
  • 0.3.1
  • 0.3.0
  • 0.2.0
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Jul 13th 2016
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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'ajjahn-samba', '0.5.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add ajjahn-samba
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install ajjahn-samba --version 0.5.0

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ajjahn/samba — version 0.5.0 Jul 13th 2016

Puppet Samba Module

Build Status

Module for provisioning Samba


  • Ubuntu: 14.04, 12.04
  • Debian: 8.x, 7.x
  • CentOS: 7.x, 6.x

Patches to support other operating systems are welcome.


Clone this repo to your Puppet modules directory

git clone git:// samba


puppet module install ajjahn/samba


Tweak and add the following to your site manifest:

node '' {
  class {'samba::server':
    workgroup     => 'example',
    server_string => "Example Samba Server",
    interfaces    => "eth0 lo",
    security      => 'share'

  samba::server::share {'example-share':
    comment              => 'Example Share',
    path                 => '/path/to/share',
    guest_only           => true,
    guest_ok             => true,
    guest_account        => "guest",
    browsable            => false,
    create_mask          => 0777,
    force_create_mask    => 0777,
    directory_mask       => 0777,
    force_directory_mask => 0777,
    force_group          => 'group',
    force_user           => 'user',
    copy                 => 'some-other-share',

If you want join Samba server to Active Directory.

node '' {
  class {'samba::server':
    workgroup => 'example',
    server_string => "Example Samba Server",
    interfaces => "eth0 lo",
    security => 'ads'

  samba::server::share {'ri-storage':
    comment           => 'RBTH User Storage',
    path              => "$smb_share",
    browsable         => true,
    writable          => true,
    create_mask       => 0770,
    directory_mask    => 0770,

  class { 'samba::server::ads':
      winbind_acct    => $::domain_admin,
      winbind_pass    => $::admin_password,
      realm           => 'EXAMPLE.COM',
      nsswitch        => true,
      target_ou       => "Nix_Mashine"

Most configuration options are optional.


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


This module is released under the MIT license: