Debian 8 Jessie
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Limited Shared Directory
2015/05/13
 
Install Samba to configure File Server.
This example shows to create a shared Folder which requires user authentication.
[1] Install Samba.
root@smb:~#
aptitude -y install samba

[2] Configure Samba.
root@smb:~#
groupadd security

root@smb:~#
mkdir /home/security

root@smb:~#
chgrp security /home/security

root@smb:~#
chmod 770 /home/security

root@smb:~#
vi /etc/samba/smb.conf
# line 25: add

unix charset = UTF-8
# line 30: change (Windows' default)

workgroup =
WORKGROUP
# line 48: uncomment and change IP address you allow

interfaces = 127.0.0.0/8
10.0.0.0/24
# line 55: uncomment

bind interfaces only = yes
# add to the ned

[Security]
# any name you like

   path = /home/security
   writable = yes
   create mode = 0770
   directory mode = 0770
   share modes = yes
   guest ok = no
# guest not allowed

   valid users = @security
# allow only security group
# add a user in Samba

root@smb:~#
smbpasswd -a jessie

New SMB password:
# set password

Retype new SMB password:
Added user jessie.
root@smb:~#
usermod -G security jessie

root@smb:~#
systemctl restart smbd

[3] It's the way to access to the shared directory from Windows clients. This example is on Windows 8.1.
Open Exproler and Select [My Computer] - [Map Network Drive].
[4] Input as '\\(your server's hostname pr IP address)\(shared directory)'.
[5] Password is required. Input the one set in [1].
[6] Just accessed.
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