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Old 06-11-2006, 06:37 AM   #1
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Shared Folder


1) I have a folder /u01/softwares on my linux advance server 4 machine and i want my other linux machines to access this folder

How would i do this

2) In adition if i want my windows machines to access this, what would be prosecc then
Old 06-11-2006, 06:54 AM   #2
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I am successful in sharing for linux using /etc/exports file but it requires the mahcine name explicitely written for which this shared folder is shareable, if i want all linux in my network to access this then what option do i need to write in this file?
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You can use netmasks instead of machine names in exports. man exports has a lot more info.


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