Enable Samba to Share from Linux to Windows

To Setup and configure Shared Folder From Linux to Windows Follow the Below Steps :-

  • Install Samba Package on OS using the below command.
    • rpm -ivh samba Or yum install samba
  • After Install The Package configure   Username and password using the below command :-
    • smbpasswd -a oracle ( Or Any other user you want to share folder with )
  • On Linux Side –> Create Directory using mkdir /u01/share.
  • edit vi /etc/samba/smb.conf and configure the file to allow share to the above folder.

[Folder-name]
path = Folder_path
available = yes
valid users = User_will_user_folder.
read only = no
browsable = yes
public = yes
writable = yes

  • Restart Samba Services –> service smb restart
  • On Windows you can access the folder using Run –> \\Linux-Ip and enter the username and password.

Thank you
Osama Mustafa

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