Samba provides the capability of sharing files for remote users. Find out how to host user home folders for remote access.
- A common task for servers is to provide a place … where people can store and share files. … To do this, I'll install Samba … which is a package that provides SMB server capability … and some other tools that will make … working with the Samba share easier. … I'll write yum install … samba … samba-common … and samba-client … I'll accept these changes and wait … for the software to install. … Then I'll open up the Samba configuration, … to do that I'll write vi … /etc/samba/smb.conf … I'll scroll down a little bit here … and I want to point your attention … to this section called homes … This is a special share, it provides access for users … with accounts on this machine to connect … to their own home folders and work with files there. … So basically for free, right out of the box, … we have a configuration that let's us provide this service. … Without changing anything here in the configuration file … I quit my editor. … We're not quite done yet though. … Even though we already have users on the system …
- 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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