CentOS can connect to remote file shares. In this video, learn how to mount a Samba share.
- [Instructor] We've seen how to host shares on a server, … but we can also connect to existing shares from CentOS. … The Samba client package we installed earlier … gives us a command called SMB client, … which we can use to browse and connect to a Samba share. … I can use the SMB client tool … to list the shares on an SMB server, … using the dash capital L option. … And I'll specify a user to use. … Here's my users home folder, … and here's the group share as well. … We can also connect to a share to browse and transfer files. … We'll do that with SMB client, … a username, … and the name of a share. … This gets a little weird looking … because SMB uses back slashes for its paths, … instead of normal slashes like in the rest of Linux … and the world at large. … And so, here at the terminal, … a backslash is interpreted as an escape character. … So we have to double them up, … with the first one acting as an escape, … then the next one as the literal backslash, … an escape a literal, …
- What is CentOS?
- Installing CentOS
- Configuring networking manually
- Configuring the network with NetworkManager
- Connecting remotely
- Working with security-enhanced Linux (SELinux)
- Setting up a firewall
- Setting up a web server
- Sharing user home folders with Samba
- Setting up a desktop environment
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Basic Administration
3. Working with Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
4. Working with Common Services and Applications
5. Using a Desktop
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