"Cloud" software ?
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri May 25 20:49:25 UTC 2012
> As he said in his post, NFS is the first place to start. It's available on
> FreeBSD, Linux, Mac OS, other Unix derived systems, and Windows 7. The one
> thing to be careful of is that it works best when you have all home
> directories on central servers and all access is on client machines. It is
i would strongly recommend serving windows clients with windows protocol
(samba), it is just simple and works great
> For earlier (< 7) Windows boxes, one possibility is running Samba on the Unix
> servers. This would seem most natural to a Windows user as they merely have
> to browse the network to find the shared file systems.
With windows 7 samba still is far better.
And with NFS you will not be able to enforce security without making
separate filesystem for each user.
> However, another possibility is running a WebDAV server that makes the home
> directories visible. Windows (>= XP) can connect drive letters to WebDAV
> servers, and there are also Android and iPhone apps that can access WebDAV.
if really someone needs HTTP based file access (IMHO stupid) because
phones require this i would rather set it up parallel to SAMBA and/or NFS
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