Re: Perl administration for Linux fileserver

From: Volker Kindermann (
Date: 02/06/03

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    Hello Jos,

    > I would like to set up a Linux based file server accessible for Linux,
    > Windows and Mac clients. The administration shall be done remotely
    > (web based GUI on a client machine) using Perl scripts. The Perl
    > scripts must be able to:
    > - add and remove directories on the server (that's not the problem)
    > - add and remove users (username & password -> problem)
    > - set access rights for the created directories (-> also a problem)

    I believe that you will use the samba server for serving files. It
    already includes a web-based gui-tool named swat that will do most of
    the tasks you require. Have a look at it.