Providing a network recycle bin for Samba

In this recipe we will learn how to enable a network recycle bin for Samba.

A network does not have a recycle bin and the action of deleting a file from a shared folder on your network will always result in the permanent loss of that data. So an approach to fix this issue could imply the use of a third-party tool, educating your users, or consider performing a complex workaround. It is the purpose of this recipe to provide your server with a holding area for files and folders and enable you to recover data that was accidentally deleted.

Getting ready

To complete this recipe you will require a working installation of the CentOS 6 operating system with root privileges. It is assumed that Samba is already installed ...

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