April 2

Linux: Samba setup example

apt-get install samba swat #swat is a great tool for easy configuration.

Create user:
adduser smbuser

Create Samba Password
smbpasswd -a smbuser

Example configuration file:

path = /mnt/yourfolder
comment = Share Folder
username = smbuser
valid users = smbuser
admin users = smbuser
unix extensions = No
read only = No
create mask = 0777
directory mask = 0777

Restart smbd
service smbd restart

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Posted April 2, 2013 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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