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Hey Guys

I have a 2TB Western Digital HDD and a 1TB Maxtor HDD.

I have installed a BSD Box on my network.

Could someone tell me how to set up file sharing on my BSD Box so I can share them out to other computers.

I am really new at BSD and wish to know if there is a simple way to set up file sharing step by step in laymans terms?

Thanks
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Look into Samba:

http://www.csua.berkeley.edu/~ranga/...bsd_samba.html

Alternatively, you could use SSH+SCP to share files. Or FTP. Samba is intergrated in Windows as-is, though, so that's probably your best call
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If you need to share with windows computers, samba is what you want. If you only need to share with other unix-like systems, then NFS is the "proper" solution, and sshfs is a useful temporary hack.
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NFS is slow on high-latency networks, though. I suggest Samba even if you're using multiple Unix systems.
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Yep, Just install a samba server and you will be able to share to multiple OS's on your network.
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