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Configure Samba shares in CentOS

Dec 13, 2010, 15:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"Server OSes, such as CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE Linux Enterprise do not enjoy the same simplicity as does the modern Linux desktop when it comes to issues like sharing out directories (even though they share the same default desktops). You can see how easy it is to share out folders in my article "Easy folder sharing in GNOME".

"The server OSes justifiably make this task a bit more challenging to keep administrators from inadvertently sharing out folders that shouldn't be shared or causing security holes to pop up on their servers. But that does not mean the task is impossible…in fact it's not that much more difficult than it is on their brethren desktop. Let's take a look at how this is done on CentOS."

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