Network File Storage – Expanding Your Knowledge of How to Share Data

In this chapter, we’re going to cover the topics of Network File Storage (NFS) and Samba using Server Message Block (SMB) storage. These are two network-based file-sharing options. One (NFS) is heavily used in Linux, while the other is the mainstay of Windows, which is SMB (in our case, Samba). We are going to learn how to set up both of these target folders and share them with the world. We will go over making sure they are only available to those we are attempting to share access with. We will show how we can ensure that unauthorized access does not occur – well, to the best of our abilities; people are sneaky.

After we set those up manually, we will work on setting them ...

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