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Information Technology Experiential Learning Lab (ITELL) ©Copyright 2010 School of Information Studies Syracuse University Last Updated on 8/23/2011 Used in course IST346 Server Operating Systems
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Server Operating Systems Page 2 L03 S ERVER O PERATING S YSTEMS R EQUIREMENTS Before you start this lab you will need the following VMs: 1. Win2008 (Windows Server 2008), logon as the Administrator with password SU44orange! 2. Centos5 (Centos Linux 5), logon as root with password SU44orange! 3. Win7 (Windows 7), logon as User346 with password SU22oranage P ART 1 - S ETTING U P S AMBA ON L INUX This section will introduce and demonstrate how to setup and then use the Samba file-sharing service on Linux. The Samba service is the Linux version of the Windows networking protocol. In this part we will set up Samba on your Centos5 virtual machine and then test the file sharing by reading and writing to the file share using the win7 virtual machine. S ETUP S AMBA ON L INUX First, we will configure our Centos5 Linux server for file sharing. Execute each of the following commands from the terminal window (a.k.a. Bash shell prompt) logged in as the root user. I NSTALLING THE S AMBA S OFTWARE P ACKAGES 1. The first thing we need to do is download and install the samba 3.x software package from the Internet. Since the Linux operating system is open source, the freshest and most recent add-ons to the operating system are available on the Internet. 2. Let’s remove all existing traces of samba from our server, type: [root@centos5 ~]# yum remove samba* The yum command manages the software installed on your Centos Linux computer. You will be prompted to remove a few samba-based packages, press Y to remove them and install them.
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Server Operating Systems Page 3 3. When the process is complete, you should see a list of the packages that were removed. Your list should be similar to this: NOTE: If it’s not, that is okay. We just need to make sure the older version of Samba is removed before we install the latest and greatest version! 4. Next, Let’s install the Samba3x package, type: [root@centos5 ~]# yum install samba3x* This will prompt you to install about 10 packages. Press Y to download these packages from the internet and install them:
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Server Operating Systems Page 4 5. We need to allow Samba access through the Server’s firewall. By default the SELinux firewall will block other machines from talking to the samba service, so in trying to get through this lab we are going to disable SELinux as to avoid detailed configuration of this service. On the System menu (GUI), go to Administration and then click Security Level and Firewall to display the Security Level Configuration dialog box. a) On the
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