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samba server on tinycore linux – howto
May 27, 2014Posted by on
Simple setup for samba server on Tinycore linux server. Many tutorials are available on internet but mine is tested and it working as I want.
First install samba package on Tinycore linux.
from “tc” user start tce-ab
Then edit the smb.conf file from /usr/local/etc/samba/smb.conf.
Inside add something like this:
[global] workgroup = WORKGROUP netbios name = box security = user [atom_1t] comment = Data path = /mnt/sda1 read only = no guest ok = no
security = user
this will create a share that is based on user/password
netbios name = box
this will be the name of your server ( alias to avoid tiping the IP address)
read only = no
to have write access
guest ok = no
no allow of guest users ( no anonymous connections)
Then as root you run this command
smbpasswd -a <tinycore user>
then type the samba password for that user. You will use this password from the client machine when you will connect to the samba share
then save the samba config files to make the changes persistent after reboot.
add in /opt/.filetool.lst
usr/local/etc/samba/smb.conf <-- this contain samba setup usr/local/etc/samba/private/passdb.tdb <-- this contain your password
then backup with “backup”
and then restart the server
Next go at the client machine and in filemanager type:
and you should get a popup window asking for user and password. Put the user and that password you set on samba.