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Re: Make a simple server -



Bob Goodwin wrote:
> 
> For instance: "This is a detailed description about how to set up a
> Fedora 10 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters:
> Apache web server," That seems a bit more than I need. It seems to me I
> should be able to assign the server and address like 192.168.1.10 and
> access it like any other computer in the house. But I don't know where
> to start. Just need a clue as to where to look ...
> 
What types of machines are you serving files for? If you need to
share files with Windows systems, then you will probably want Samba.
(cifs) It can also be used to share files between Linux machines,
but is probably not the best server for it. You could set up a NFS
server and share selected directories between machines on the
network - there are both Linux and Windows clients for it as well.

For more specialized uses, there are things like the sshfs that
gives you a secure connection using ssh.

Mikkel
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  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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