Install Samba Server On Redhat/CentOs 6/7 version

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What is Samba And How to install it in Linux ?

Samba is  a file sharing Server between Unix And Windows Operating Systems. It helps us to share files And Printer sharing between Linux and windows Operating Systems. It talks to SMB/CIFS Networking windows protocols.

NFS works only for Linux that is why Mostly Companies uses samba for file sharing for both OS.

Samba provides Secure , stable and fast files and print services for all clients using SMB/CIFS Protocol.

Step 1. First check Packages Is installed or not ,

Rpm –qa | grep samba*

Step 2. Install the Samba

Yum install samba* -y

After installing you will see the packages

And  Configuration files are stored in  /etc/samba/smb.conf

Step 3: It’s always a good idea to keep the original files at safe location by

 Cp /etc/samba/smb.conf  /etc/samba/smb.conf.backup

Now you have successfully installed the Samba server But You need to configure it according to your need.

You’re done

 

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