Setting up samba share on my home network

braindump linux networking servers

Secure shell into file server.

Install samba if not already present:

sudo apt-get install samba

Create samba password with :

sudo smbpasswd -a YOUR_USERNAME

Configuring the share:

sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf
# /etc/samba/smb.conf
path = /home/YOUR_USERNAME/Share
available = yes
valid users = YOUR_USERNAME
read only = no
browsable = yes
public = yes
writable = yes

Restart samba:

sudo restart smbd