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Limited accessed Shared Directory
Create a shared directory that requires user authentication.
For example, create a group "security" and configure Samba that users in "security" group can access to a limited folder with 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 98: uncomment

max protocol = SMB2
# line 126: add

security = user
passdb backend = tdbsam
map to guest = Never
# add at the last line

# 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 smb user

New SMB password:
# set password

Retype new SMB password:
# confirm

Added user fedora.
[root@lan ~]#
usermod -G security fedora

[2] Configure on Windows client. This example is on Windows 7. Select [My Computer] - [Map Network Drive] like following example.
[3] Specify shared folder's place in Folder section like example and Click 'Finish' button to enter.
[4] Password is required. Input the one set in [1].
[5] Just accessed.
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