[CentOS] Network FS w/o user setup
tedjeanmiller at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jun 13 02:09:39 UTC 2008
Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Ted Miller wrote:
>> Is there a file system + configuration that will let me share a
>> directory, and anyone who has access to something in that directory on
>> the server will also have access (and lack of access) to the same
>> files from the client? Clients will be Centos5, Win2K, WinXP. Server
>> is Centos5.
>> To put it another way, all users have accounts on the server. I don't
>> want to have to set up ANY user information on the server, other than
>> what I set up to control local access. I just want to say "Share
>> /vmware" and have it available, to the same users who can access it
>> With Samba I have to maintain duplicate user lists, password lists,
>> and share access lists. I have not been able to find a clear
>> instructions on how NFS4 handles this, but what I found didn't seem
>> any better than Samba.
>> I don't mind implementing ACLs on the server if it will do what I
>> need, but I can't find anything that says it will save me any work
> Well, since you want to set up shares ... and since you want to share
> between Windows and Linux machines, and to share for windows you will
> need to use samba.
> Since you can also set up linux to use a samba client, that would
> probably be the best method to "share these files" ... if you expect to
> just oepn them via a file manager on all platforms.
Is there a way to set up samba so that it "just uses" ACL information for
permissions, instead of having to spell everything out for each share and
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