Samba (SMB/CIFS)

How do I configure iptables firewall under CentOS / Fedora / RHEL / Redhat Linux to allow access to the Samba server? How do I open TCP ports # 137, 138, 139 and 445 under Linux so that all Microsoft Windows machine can access files and printer on a Linux host?

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All my local Linux user accounts will be able to log in to my Samba server and access share. How do I restrict access to particular users or network subnet such as 192.168.2.1/24?

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How do I allow domain controllers to create machine trust accounts on-the-fly under RHEL CentOS Linux version 5.x?

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The IPC$ share allows users to anonymously fetch a list of shared resources from a server. It can be used as a point of attack into a system. How do I disable or limit IPC$ under Samba to certain subnet such as 10.0.0.0/8?

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How do I make a Samba share writable under UNIX / Linux operating systems, especially all home directories for respective users?

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How do I mount a CIFS Windows share under Solaris / OpenSolaris UNIX operating systems?

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Q. How do I make remote backups under Linux? I’ve CentOS 5 Linux server located in remote data center and I’d like to backup it to local or another server? A. Both Linux / UNIX come with handy tools to make secure remote backups. You can use tool called rsync for automating remote backups of […]

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