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Multi-Server Samba Installation to Protect Your Network Against Outages and Network Attacks

The recent outages of AWS and the attacks on the DNS network have shown the need of distributing critical infrastructures across multiple cloud providers. This distribution is particularly important for centralized authentication services, which provide users and permissions for various services...
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How to Protect Samba from the SambaCry Exploit

If you make use of a Linux server to share out directories and files, you'll want to make sure you do everything you can to prevent the likes of SambaCry. Here are a few tips. You've already heard of WannaCry, a ransomware attack that can lock down data on Windows machines. This particular exploit...
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Samba 4 Domain Controller Installation on CentOS 7

Starting from version 4.0, Samba is able to run as an Active Directory (AD) domain controller (DC). In this tutorial, I will show you how to configure Samba 4 as a domain controller with Windows 10, CentOS 7 and CentOS 6 clients. I will be using 3 Systems, one CentOS 7 server and a Windows 10...
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How to Stream Content from a Linux System to Chromecast

Chromecast is one of the most used devices in my household. After using it for over a year now, I believe there is no longer a market for the so-called 'smart TV'. Inexpensive devices like Chromecast can turn any HDMI-enabled TV into a smart TV with immense possibilities to expand its features....
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