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Antonio VazquezPractical LPIC-3 300https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4473-9_10

10. File Services in Samba

Antonio Vazquez1 
Mostoles, Spain
Samba, as well as Windows servers, are often used as file servers. We’ll see here in more detail how to effectively share files in our network. In this chapter we’ll cover the following concepts:
  • Creating and configuring file sharing.

  • Planning file service migration.

  • Limiting access to IPC$.

  • Creating scripts for user and group handling.

  • Samba share access configuration parameters.

We will also learn about the following terms and utilities: smb.conf, [homes], smbcquotas, browseable, writable, valid users, write list, read list, read only and guest ok, IPC$, and mount.

Create and Configure File ...

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