Home Media Server – Part 3 – Samba Configuration

As part of the file server set up, I’ve created a Samba share in order to facilitate easily adding files to it form other devices around the house.  It’s not been plain sailing, and I’m still not convinced my setup is right, but here’s the pain steps I went through using the terminal on Debian:

Home file server update

I’ve not forgotten to post about my file server, I just haven’t finished setting it up yet, and therefore haven’t finished the post.  I’m running into some issues getting the operating system to work how I want it.  It sound picky, but there’s some hardware issues involved too, which are being a pain.

Creating a home file server – Part 1

This post is the start of a series on setting up a home file server. There’s lots of them out there, but I wanted to document the process I have gone through so that I have a record of it in future, and so that there is an up-to-date resource somewhere online for doing it.