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I use Samba on a CentOS 6 server to share files between Windows, Linux and Mac clients. Guest access is allowed to all folders, but is read only, and there are several Samba accounts for writing files to the shares. The purpose of this tutorial is to document, roughly, what my configuration was to set up Samba for sharing a couple of folders on the local network in this way. Install Samba # yum install samba # service smb start # service nmb start # chkconfig nmb on # chkconfig smb on Create the sharing directories (In my actual setup, I have used /etc/fstab to mount th
I've been wanting to filter my own network traffic by running it through a proxy. So I did some reseach of how to set it up and configure it. My first plan was to use squid and dansguardian but I found an easier way to do it. Here's how I did it for those who come across this post. I used squid and openDNS: 1. Install Squid: yum install squid 2. Configure Squid: add hostname, user/group, port, and DNS option *Edit configuration file with you favorite editor: vi /etc/squid/squid.conf a. Add: visible_hostname Proxy-name b. Add: cache_effective_user squid c. Add: cache_effective