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Old 03-06-2011, 07:33 PM   #1
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FreeNAS - is it good? Either that or I will use samba on ubuntu (win 5 users)


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Wondering if I should give freenas a look or setup samba on ubuntu

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreeNAS
 
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:48 AM   #2
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FreeNAS supports samba, so that is generally up to you what you want to do. If in doubt, check out both of them...

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Use FreeNAS

Its simple to set up, and has a wonderful interface for managing everything.
 
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Hi,

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Hi.

Linux n00b me

Wondering if I should give freenas a look or setup samba on ubuntu

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreeNAS
If you want to share resources then use SAMBA. Samba allows your Linux machine to communicate with your Windows network to share files, resources, and printers.
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Samba-3 by Example 'This book is your means to the straight path. It provides step-by-step, proven, working examples of Samba deployments. If you want to deploy Samba-3 with the least effort, or if you want to become an expert at deploying Samba-3 without having to search through lots of documentation, this book is the ticket to your destination.'
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FreeNAS 'is a free NAS (Network-Attached Storage) server, supporting: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, AFP, RSYNC, iSCSI protocols, S.M.A.R.T., local user authentication, Software RAID (0,1,5) with a Full WEB configuration interface. FreeNAS takes less than 32MB once installed on Compact Flash, hard drive or USB key. The minimal FreeBSD distribution, Web interface, PHP scripts and documentation are based on M0n0wall.'
The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!

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