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Old 10-15-2008, 01:26 PM   #1
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Samba/SWAT can linux look into windows share?


Good day,

I just finished installing samba/swat. Now, When I look at online documents(googe etc) they only talk about making linux share availabe to windows.

My question is can linux use/see the windows share?

Thanks.
 
Old 10-15-2008, 01:45 PM   #2
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Yes, you need samba client only to make that work. Konkueror can be used if you are using KDE. In the location bar type

Quote:
smb://hostname/sharename
or you can look at the network with

Quote:
smb://workgroupname
this will list all systems in one work group.
 
Old 10-15-2008, 02:22 PM   #3
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Running this on the command line will show you what's available and where:
Quote:
smbtree -b
It asks for a password.
 
Old 10-15-2008, 02:39 PM   #4
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Thank you!

Thank you!
 
Old 10-16-2008, 12:20 PM   #5
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I was able to see/read windows share from linux using konqueror.
But now I can't update files in that share.
I tells me I don't have write permission. I believe I do have write permissions.
Since I can update share if I am in MSwindows environment.
 
Old 10-16-2008, 12:31 PM   #6
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Are you getting asked for a username and password when you try to access the Windows share? If you are not being given write permission, then Windows is not accepting you as a user that has write permission. Are the workgroup names the same on the Linux and the Windows system? How are the Windows permissions set?
 
Old 10-17-2008, 09:58 AM   #7
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^ you are right it saves, file now.
yesterday some one else had them open for writing, that's way I was getting an error.
 
  


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