Why “portmap unrecognized service” on RHEL 6/CentOS 6

Question : During the deployment of Samba and NFS services on one of the RHEL 6 server, I’m hit by this message when trying to start, stop and restart service portmap : [root@rhel6 ~]# service portmap start portmap: unrecognized service   Answer : Portmap is replaced by rpcbind on some linux distributions such as Fedora […]

How to Install and Configure Samba Server on CentOS 6.2


In this post, i will show you on how to install samba service on CentOS 6.2. This post assumed that you have configure local yum repository. [root@centos62 ~]# yum install samba Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos.maulvi.net * extras: centos.maulvi.net * updates: centos.maulvi.net Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies […]