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Old 08-09-2003, 07:00 PM   #1
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Connecting to Shared Windows Directory


I used to have a doc that showed me how to do thisl, but I can't locate it, and I never bothered to learnt he mechanics behind the command so now, I can't remember it.

I have shared file on my Win2K machine that is shared. It's connected to my Linux machine by means of a Linksys regular 10/100 router.

Can someone please share the command for my linux machine to connect to the windows machine.

I've set up my mount point for the windows share as

root/mnt/windows

Is the samba server runnign autmomatically, or do I need to restart that too?

Thanks in advance for any assistance...

Niall..
 
Old 08-09-2003, 10:40 PM   #2
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You can use smbmount to mount a windows share.
Code:
smbmount //myserver/myshare /mnt/myshare
You can also automatically mount the share at system startup by adding the following syntax in /etc/fstab
Code:
//myserver/myshare /mnt/myshare smbfs username=myUserName,password=myPassword,user,uid=LinuxUser,gid=LinuxGroup 0 0
 
Old 08-09-2003, 11:21 PM   #3
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i believe the preffered method is:
mout -t smbfs //myserver/myshare /mnt/myshare

both will work just the same though.
 
Old 08-10-2003, 05:08 AM   #4
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and if you want an excellent gui for surfing / mounting samba shares, then try out xfsamba
 
  


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