Fedora 17
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Create a Limited Shared directory
2012/06/13
 
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
# near line 68: add ( enable SMB2 )

max protocol = SMB2
# line 125: 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 ~]#
systemctl restart smb.service

[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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