This add-on allows you to set up a Samba server to access folders using Windows network shares.

Be careful when setting up port forwarding for remote access. If you don’t restrict access by setting a username and strong password, your configuration could be exposed to the entire Internet!

  "workgroup": "WORKGROUP",
  "username": "",
  "password": "",
  "interface": "eth0",
  "allow_hosts": [

Configuration Variables



Set network workgroup name.

Default value:




Username for logging in.



Password for username. An empty password is not supported.



Interface that will start the share. Normally this is eth0 for ethernet wired connection and wlan0 for wireless connection. If you are running on an Intel NUC this could also be enp3s0 for ethernet or wlp5s0 for wireless connection.



The hosts that are allowed to connect to your Samba server. By default it is limited to people within the same local network.

Default value:

["", "", ""]