Server Message Blocks may seem a term for us but the shortcut SMB is very familiar for us. SMB is a protocol used by Windows Operating systems. SMB provides a lot of windows operating system related services over network. SMB mainly used for file sharing. SMB Port 139 or 445...
Windows operating systems provides some mechanism to share the resources between different systems. One of the most known and popular tool to manage these resources is net command whit related sub command. In this tutorial we will look how to create, mount, remove and manage network shares with net use and...
Network file System is is simple way to share files and folders over network. NFS is developed by Sun Micro-systems in 1980. NFS is very popular in Linux and Unix world. NFS is alternative for SMB which is Windows ecosystem file sharing protocol. We will look how to install NFS...
I am started using samba server in my laptop. But security is a concern. I have allready enabled firewall for linux named iptables and Fedora specific name firewalld with the following command.
$ sudo systemctl start firewalld
$ sudo systemctl status firewalld
● firewalld.service - firewalld - dynamic firewall daemon
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/firewalld.service; enabled)
Active: active (running) since Sun 2015-02-01 08:40:45 EET; 3 days ago
Main PID: 9957 (firewalld)
└─9957 /usr/bin/python -Es /usr/sbin/firewalld --nofork --nopid
But more hardening make is more secure and search for samba security with simple step. Here is...