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I can only answer your this question
Originally Posted by dafluk
I would like for user of windows to share disk space on Linux.
Is there any step by step instruction of the installation.
LINUX to Windows Sharing
Use samba server
yum install samba
chmod 777 /mnt/share #share is folder you want to share
interfaces= eth0 192.168.1.252/24 #this is my samba server IP and its interface
hosts allow = 127. 192.168.1. #all hosts that are in 127 and 192.168.1's network are allowed
security = user
[share] #share is folder name that you want to share or put any
comments = all users
path = /mnt/share
browseable = yes
writeable = yes
guest ok = yes
share mode = yes
valid users = sambauser root ukengr # these useres must exist in your system
Save & exit
now run following commands
smbpasswd -a smbuser
smbpasswd -a root
service iptables stop
GO TO WINDOWS CLIENT:
Start----> Run-----> //192.168.1.252 OR \\192.168.1.252 ####this your samba server IP,
WINDOWS to LINUX Sharing
-Allow sharing (in windows xp you can allow in this way My computer---> tools-----> folder options----> view (tab)-----> use simple file sharing (enable it))
-Right click on folder (name: share_windows)----> click on sharing and security----> share the folder
-come to linux server----> write following command:
mount -t cifs \\192.168.1.252\share_windows /mnt/share
Please see spelling mistakes in config file which i have written above.