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it appears that Samba functionality is restricted to the server edition of OS X 10.6 - is there a workaround or third-party solution?

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File sharing is available on the client under System Preferences>Sharing>File Sharing.

You can then select what to share. Once you've done that click the options button. And select the third option shown in the image below.

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ie samba is part of standard Snow Leopard not just the server. –  Mark May 29 '11 at 8:52
    
Would I be right in thinking this functionality to configure SMB shares is new to SL? I certainly haven't bothered to look behind the File Sharing option since the days of Tiger. Many thanks for posting :-) –  5arx Jul 28 '11 at 8:28
    
It's been around since tiger, but leopard/sl gave you better sharing options. –  Digitalchild Aug 1 '11 at 23:48
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