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Create a Limited Shared directory
2011/05/28
 
Create a shared directory that requires user authentication.
[1] Configure Samba
[root@lan ~]#
groupadd security

[root@lan ~]#
mkdir /home/security

[root@lan ~]#
chgrp security /home/security

[root@lan ~]#
chmod 770 /home/security

[root@lan ~]#
vi /etc/samba/smb.conf
# line 119: change

security =
user
# add at the last line

[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
[root@lan ~]#
/etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart

Restarting smb (via systemctl): Shutting down SMB services: [ OK ]
Starting SMB services: [ OK ]
[ OK ]
[root@lan ~]#
smbpasswd -a fedora
# add a user in Samba

New SMB password:
# set password

Retype new SMB password:
# confirm

Added user fedora.
[root@lan ~]#
vi /etc/group
security:x:502:
fedora
# add
[2] Configure on Windows client. This example is on Windows 7.
Select [My Computer] - [Map Network Drive] like following example.
[3] Input '\\(server)\(shared directory)'
[4] Password is required. Input the one set in [1].
[5] Just accessed.
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