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Linux Essentials for Cybersecurity, First Edition by William Rothwell, Denise Kinsey

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Chapter 12 Manage Network Storage

There are many ways to provide users with the ability to transfer files from one system to another. For example, on Linux you can make use of a SAMBA server. The advantage of using a SAMBA server is that the protocol used to perform the transfer is not just a “Linux thing.” This makes it easier to transfer files between different operating systems, such as between Linux and Microsoft Windows.

In this chapter, you learn about the SAMBA server, including key configuration settings. After completing this chapter, you should be able to share a directory or a printer using the SAMBA server. You should also understand how to secure these shares with SAMBA user accounts.

Once a SAMBA share has been made, you should ...

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