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Pros and cons to default workgroup

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http://askubuntu.com – I'm setting up an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS samba server. A lot of guides tell you to change workgroup from the default 'workgroup' to something else, e.g. smb.conf "workgroup = ubuntu_home" I see the practical reason why some would want there files to be more private by changing the workgroup name; and perhaps have more control of who see's there data; however, by using the default workgroup name it allows other people on the domain to connect to the shares with little effort as most computers are default 'workgroup' The sole purpose of my Ubuntu server is to share files across my network to my roo (HowTos)