Stepping in to the world of containers with Samba

Container is not at all a new technology these days within global software community. There has been a time when people were discussing a lot about containers and its future applications. But it is not the case now as they are an integral part of modern hybrid cloud infrastructure. The core of this article may not be on containers and related technologies rather a report on my learning curve as a newbie in bringing Samba in to containers. Samba? Yes, it is a free software implementation of SMB protocol providing file and print services capable of integrating with Windows server domain as a Domain Controller or as a domain member. You can grab more details from Samba project page. Last but not the least, readers are expected to have basic knowledge on containers, Dockerfile etc as explaining those are not my intention here in this article.

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