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As long as you only use this on your private home network and you don't share the network with other people that you don't know/trust (such as in an apartment complex), then you should be fine. WPA2 can be breached through brute-force attacks but someone would have to be in range of your wifi connection in order to attempt to gain access, and if you're very ...


Samba has a group by default to allow sharing. To add a user to that group just type sudo gpasswd -a david sambashare. Logout and log back in for the changes to take affect. When you map the network drive in Windows you will need to provide the credentials (linux ones) for david. Your samba configuration might need a little tweaking. Here's mine for example: ...


Permissions are fixed by adding the group to the smb.conf file valid users = @media_users


This is from https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_port_usage Identify on which ports and interfaces Samba is listening You can use "netstat" to identify which ports Samba and related daemons are listening on and on which IPs: netstat -tulpn | egrep "samba|smbd|nmbd|winbind" The following is a snippet of an example output: tcp 0 0 ...

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