My little introduction
Networking your box.
Locking your box down.
A few invaluable utilities.
My pickings of the available software.
Linux links, bookmark them now.
In order to list the connections to your machine use:
netstat -an | grep LISTEN
To setup samba on your network follow the steps listed below:
Alter the default smb.conf to reflect your setup
Ensure that the name of the windows machine and ip address is in the /etc/hosts. Also the user is created on the linux samba server.
Enable encrypted passwords in the smb.conf
create a samba password file using:
# touch /etc/samba/passwd
Create the samba passwords
cat /etc/passwd | mksmbpasswd.sh > /etc/samba/passwd
Set the samba password
smbpasswd -a username
Then in windows perform the following:
Allocate a static id addy
Allocate workgroup,machine name and description
Further samba information can be found in the Samba howto.