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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
  • 0.6.2
  • 0.6.1
  • 0.6.0
released May 29th 2017
This version is compatible with:
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  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'geoffwilliams-samba', '1.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

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

puppet module install geoffwilliams-samba --version 1.0.0

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geoffwilliams/samba — version 1.0.0 May 29th 2017

Puppet Samba Module

Build Status

Module for provisioning Samba


See reference and examples


generated documentation.

Reference documentation is generated directly from source code using puppet-strings. You may regenerate the documentation by running:

bundle exec puppet strings

The documentation is no substitute for reading and understanding the module source code, and all users should ensure they are familiar and comfortable with the operations this module performs before using it.


This module is released under the MIT license:


  • Not supported by Puppet, Inc.


PRs accepted :)


This module supports testing using PDQTest.

Test can be executed with:

bundle install

See .travis.yml for a working CI example


Based on an original module hosted at Since upstream looks dormant, I created a new module updated for Puppet 4 and including a customer patch.

The authors below were obtained from the project's git history and they are acknowledged here as co-authors:

  • Adam Jahn
  • Adrian Joian
  • Alexander Fisher
  • Artem Sidorenko
  • Christian Depner
  • Christian Döring
  • Daniel Sung
  • David Sheldon
  • erik-smit
  • gnieark
  • Hielke Jager
  • Iban Nieto
  • Jan Čapek
  • Jan Kanis
  • Jirgn Mssnr
  • John Hodrien
  • jonoterc
  • Kai Stian Olstad
  • Kurt Gardiner
  • Lebedev Vadim
  • Marc
  • Mark Phillips
  • Myles Steinhauser
  • Niklaus Giger
  • Pete Brown
  • Philipp Tölke
  • root
  • sauce@freenode
  • Timothy M Pollard
  • Tomas Edwardsson
  • Vladimir Rutsky
  • Vladislav Nazarenko