This document is under construction. Excuse the mess.
This document was written to assist in enabling a samba server on a Red Hat-based distribution for the purpose of using it as a destination for a BaaS application.
Configuring Samba on Centos 6.6
sudo yum install samba samba-client samba-common
smbd --version to check installed version
sudo chkconfig smb on sudo chkconfig nmb on
IF SELINUX, check the default config file for enforcement change
on the client net config workstation to locate your windows workgroup
create backup user and destination?
BACKUP ORIGINAL SAMBA CONFIG create a fresh config, as the default configuration is messy and has many unneeded arguments
[global] workgroup = WORKGROUP security = user [NameOfShare] path = /path/to/share browsable = yes writable = yes guest ok = ? read only = no
sudo service smb restart && sudo service nmb restart
smbpasswd -a BackupUser
share should be accessible