Creating a custom share folder for a specific user or a group of users

In this recipe we will learn how to create a custom share folder for a specific user or a group of users for use with Samba.

Sharing a home directory with Samba has its advantages, but it cannot fulfill every need. You may want to create a shared folder that is used by one or more users to store documents, images, or to act as a repository for your media files. You may want to designate limited permissions, provide read-only access, or provide a global directory for an entire group of users. The options are endless, and it is the purpose of this recipe to show you how to create a custom share folder that can be used to augment your networking environment.

Getting ready

To complete ...

Get CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.