Install Samba on RHEL-Based Linux Distributions

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Samba is a key component of using Linux in a business environment. With this subsystem, users can share directories across the network so others can view and even edit the contents within.

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With some Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu Desktop, many of the pieces are in place by default. Other distributions, such as those based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, might not include everything required to get Samba working out of the box. That’s what I’m here for: I want to walk you through the process of getting Samba up and running on RHEL-based Linux distributions.

What you’ll need to get Samba running on RHEL-based distributions

The only things you’ll need to get Samba installed are a RHEL-based Linux distribution and a user with sudo privileges. I’ll demonstrate with EuroLinux, but this process

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Back Up your Entire System with AOMEI Backupper

This seamless tool backs up all of your drives and partitions automatically.

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One of the most basic tenets of personal computing is to always click Save. Better yet, these days, it’s even easier to back up your files to the cloud. But if the cloud is just for files, how do you ensure your system settings and apps are protected from the catastrophe of a crash?

With a tool like AOMEI Backupper, you have a simple yet complete backup software for Windows PCs and laptops. This intuitive tool supports system, disk, file and partition backups, so it’s almost like you’re getting cloud backup without the subscription fee. Everywhere you store data, AOMEI provides the protection you need to ensure it doesn’t disappear on you by mistake.

In addition to backup, AOMEI gives you fast and reliable disaster recovery, supporting universal restore and selective file restoration so

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