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Samba Restrict File Sharing To Particular Users or Network Addresses

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

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  • nixCraft October 16, 2009, 10:50 am

    Use nfs server and client to share files between Linux / UNIX computers.

  • Sebastian October 16, 2009, 11:24 am

    I do that using acl´s, is that wrong? or not engouraged??

  • nixCraft October 16, 2009, 11:39 am

    ACL are set on files and directory and not on share names. You can use ACL for controlling and tuning file level access.


  • ipv6 learning November 11, 2009, 2:48 pm

    off-topic: how connect to shared folder using IPv6 without DNS Server, I mean connect using the IP.

  • dominicus December 1, 2011, 1:00 am

    Is there a way to limit the type of file in SAMBA? Let say only Word, Excel and PDF types only. Thanks in advance

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  • nagendra February 6, 2015, 12:31 pm

    Hello! Sir,
    “how can I share a specific file or folder in between three or four windows based computer.
    plz. help..
    Thank you.

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