Chapter 16. Samba

This chapter covers the following subjects:

SambaThis section covers file sharing using Samba.

Samba SecurityThis section looks at Samba security.

Samba ClientsThis section looks at how to connect clients to the Samba server.

The following RHCE exam objectives are covered:

• Install the packages needed to provide the service

• Configure SELinux to support the service

• Configure the service to start when the system is booted

• Configure the service for basic operation

• Configure host-based and user-based security for the service

• Provide network shares to specific clients

• Provide shares suitable for group collaboration

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