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Old 12-05-2007, 12:28 AM   #1
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Thumbs up getting files to windows using Linux


my windows can see linux box everything but not viceversa
i want to get files over the network to my windows using linux mandriva for backup purposes
so what would i do???? help me please

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Old 12-05-2007, 12:30 AM   #2
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You probably need to install and configure samba on your Linux box if you haven't already done so.
 
Old 12-05-2007, 12:41 AM   #3
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There are many ways to do that. The most common one is to use the samba server and configure it. The recent versions of distros have a good interface for those.
The other means is to use ftp or ssh(sftp) server in linux and access it using some clients in windows (like winscp)

Or, if you are scared to touch the linux system, you can mount the windows drive in linux using smbmount, and then copy the files to that network drive.
 
Old 12-05-2007, 12:53 AM   #4
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getting files to windows for backup

yes already configure samba i already see linux from my windows but linux to windows not yet??? is there any problem in my configuration in samba???
 
Old 12-05-2007, 01:03 AM   #5
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...is there any problem in my configuration in samba???
Unless we see the config files or you give us more details about how you configured samba, then we probably can't say for sure. Also check that any Firewall you are running on Windows is not blocking access to your machine.
 
Old 12-06-2007, 12:55 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by methoxcy View Post
yes already configure samba i already see linux from my windows but linux to windows not yet??? is there any problem in my configuration in samba???

try the following command

Code:
smbclient -L <ipaddress of windows host>

You can feed the necessary username and password if required. If u use guest account, just hit enter for password.

Just tried to list down some computer in the network. You might see the result as below


Code:
bash-3.1$ smbclient -L JEFFREY
Password:
Domain=[JEFFREY] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]

        Sharename       Type      Comment
        ---------       ----      -------
        IPC$            IPC       Remote IPC
        D$              Disk      Default share
        print$          Disk      Printer Drivers
        SharedDocs      Disk
        ADMIN$          Disk      Remote Admin
        C$              Disk      Default share
Domain=[JEFFREY] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]

        Server               Comment
        ---------            -------

        Workgroup            Master
        ---------            -------
You can use the smb4k software for browsing through the network.

Last edited by lin2winwin; 12-06-2007 at 12:56 AM.
 
Old 12-06-2007, 08:51 AM   #7
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You also should make sure that you have Windows file sharing turned on.
 
Old 12-06-2007, 09:10 AM   #8
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You also should make sure that you have Windows file sharing turned on.
What he said.
 
  


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