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I have a linux server running Samba to serve as a NAS. I would like only certain IP's to access certain files in the shares. Can this be done? Appreciate it.

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You could edit: /etc/samba/smb.conf and edit the Samba global variable: hosts allow.

Example: hosts allow = 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.10 192.168.2.11

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You can use the hosts allow directive at the share level to limit access to shares from particular hosts in your smb.conf.

[some share]
hosts allow = 192.168.1.10, 192.168.1.23
...

Note that valid user credentials are also required.

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