For anyone looking to setup a virtual environment, this post should save you a bit of headache. There are quite a few paths you can choose when looking to setup some type of virtual management system: Virtualbox, VMware, and KVM just to name a few. Personally, I feel as if KVM is the easiest to use and manage plus it’s free on top of being extremely easy to use via command line. Through out this..
Over the years I've had many fights with Samba. Some won, some lost; but overall, Samba is a great piece of software for sharing data across networks. In this example, we'll be setting up a simple Samba share that can be accessed (without restriction) via Windows or any other environment.