samba server

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

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Q. How do I use Linux as file server? I have 50 Windows XP workstations and 30 Linux/UNIX workstations? I am using Fedora Core Linux 6. A. For Windows XP workstations use samba server and for Linux/UNIX workstation use NFS server. How do I use samba as file server? Samba is a free software re-implementation […]

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What ports need to be open for Samba to communicate with other windows/linux systems? I need to configure Linux firewall so I need the exact port TCP and UDP port numbers for SMB/CIFS networking protocol.

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