Samba is used to allow users to share and use files, folders and printers between Linux and Windows systems. In this how-to tutorial let us see how to install and configure samba server.
In this tutorial, i use two systems as described below
Operating system : CentOS 6.3
Hostname : sambaserver.unixmen.com
IP Address : 192.168.1.50/24
Operating system : Windows 7 Professional Hostname : client IP Address : 192.168.1.51/24
Install Samba package
Check and remove any previously installed samba package.