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Old 03-08-2007, 08:08 PM   #1
gtiguy
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Suse 10.2 looking to add security to my share folder need help please


Hello all,

I'm currently working with a suse 10.2 box and I have been able to share a media folder with the win boxes on my network. I'g like to setup password protection for this folder but am having a hard time doing it. I'm wondering if you csn specify a user and password in smb.config? Any help provided would be much appreciated Here is a pate of my current smb.config:

workgroup = ESGROUP
printing = cups
printcap name = cups
printcap cache time = 750
cups options = raw
map to guest = Bad User
include = /etc/samba/dhcp.conf
logon path = \\%L\profiles\.msprofile
logon home = \\%L\%U\.9xprofile
logon drive = P:
usershare allow guests = No
add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -c Machine -d /var/lib/nobody -s /bin/false %m$
domain logons = No
domain master = No
security = user
passdb backend = smbpasswd
[homes]
comment = Home Directories
valid users = %S, %D%w%S
browseable = No
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
[profiles]
comment = Network Profiles Service
path = %H
read only = No
store dos attributes = Yes
create mask = 0600
directory mask = 0700
[users]
comment = All users
path = /home
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
veto files = /aquota.user/groups/shares/
[groups]
comment = All groups
path = /home/groups
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
[printers]
comment = All Printers
path = /var/tmp
printable = Yes
create mask = 0600
browseable = No
[print$]
comment = Printer Drivers
path = /var/lib/samba/drivers
write list = @ntadmin root
force group = ntadmin
create mask = 0664
directory mask = 0775

## Share disabled by YaST
# [netlogon]

[cool_media]
comment = Media Archive
guest ok = Yes
inherit acls = No
path = /media/Data/cool media/
read only = Yes
force user = fabio
 
Old 03-10-2007, 11:39 AM   #2
Micro420
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how about using smbpasswd?? That'll ask you for a username/password. Only users who are authenticated can connect to it. add the valid users option

Code:
[homes]
comment = Home Directories
valid users = %S, %D%w%S
browseable = No
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
If you want to go more extreme, then I suppose you could use something like Truecrypt to encrypt the contents, and then share the *.tc file which would require the clients to have Truecrypt and the password. I think that is overkill

Last edited by Micro420; 03-10-2007 at 11:42 AM.
 
  


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