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Not just for file sharing, but also supports printing and name services. I now make it part of my standard Linux builds within Virtual Box. I can then use VB shared folders or the host OS virtual file systems. (Is this true for Mac OS? Need to test it).


Some useful links,


And now I need it on my little pi. Check this out!

I can now mount the NAS drive on the PI, but I need to mount it on a partition, check out clonezilla.

Using a credentials file

Here’s a link on credentials files,

  1. https://forums.ni.com/t5/NI-Linux-Real-Time-Discussions/Samba-share-using-credentials-file/td-p/3643381

And here’s a LMGTFY on “Linux Samba”