[Samba] Bit of complex smb networking... is it possible?
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Mon May 16 03:06:16 MDT 2011
should be easy with hosts allow. just have to manually configure a
share for each subnet, and the \\myserver\whatever might be
\\myserver\whatever1 and \\myserver\whatever2, but that should be easy
On 5/16/2011 01:57, Don Gould wrote:
> Anyone able to comment if what I'm thinking is possible?
> On 14/05/2011 9:25 p.m., Don Gould wrote:
>> Hi Team,
>> I'm looking for a bit of help to push out an idea... don't know if
>> what I'm thinking is even possible so advice and feedback would be
>> I want to create a shared folder for all users on a subnet that has a
>> defined amount of space they can use.
>> So, all the users in 192.168.2.0/24 can see /homes/subnet2space/ as
>> Users connected to 192.168.3.0/24 will see /homes/subnet3space/ as
>> ...and so on...
>> I'm using a Mikrotik RB750 router.
>> My Debian 6 server is on 192.168.1.12 and I'm runing Samba 3.5.6
>> (because that's what was in the sources).
>> 1. I don't know if it's even possible to do what I'd like to be able
>> to do.
>> 2. I don't want my users to have to log on, I just want them to see
>> my server in their network neighbourhood.
>> 3. I can see my server from my XP machine and my Win7 machine while
>> they're both on 192.168.1.0/24 addresses. The minute I put a machine
>> on another network I can't see the server any more (even though I can
>> ping the server and use http etc).
>> 4. I have no control over the users machines other than DHCP. So I
>> have no idea what workgroup scope the machines are set in, but as I
>> understand it, I should be able to set the scope from dhcp, is that
>> correct? If yes, then what do I need to read about to figure out how
>> to do that?
>> 5. I ran findsmb on my server and can see the server it self and the
>> xp machine, but I can't see the win7 machine (I can see all 3
>> machines from the XP machine and the Win7 machine).
>> 6. It took an age for the windows machines to resolve my server...
>> however I don't have a wins server set up... I'm guessing that I
>> need to configure my server as the wins server and then change the
>> dhcp server to include this information?
>> 7. I don't want users on different networks seeing each other, only
>> machines on their network and my server on 192.168.1.12.
>> 8. Ideally I want all users to have the same share name (eg
>> \\myserver\sharespace) so that I can tell everyone the same name and
>> not have to configure a different share name for every network...
>> 9. Failing 8, I only want users on network x.0/24 to see their share
>> and not all the shares on my server (of which there would be hundreds).
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