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Old 08-03-2006, 12:11 AM   #1
metallica1973
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Samba client


when setting up a samba connection being linux to windows what is needed in setting that up. I have setup the samba server and client using YaST and SUSE 10. What I am having to do on client machines in order to connect properly I have to run in xterm smbtree -U -k for kerberos for active directory and then log in using a valid user account and then things work ok. Is there a simplier process instead of having to do that everytime?

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Old 08-03-2006, 12:26 AM   #2
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There is a process, which mounts SMB filesystems. If you make an entry in /etc/fstab for the MS Windows share, and rum the process to mount the SMB file system, which is in /etc/init.d, but I forgot what it is called, but I'm sure samba or smb is part of the name, so:

ls samba*
ls smb*

should give you the name of it. Then,

./script restart

will fire it up. /etc/init.d is full of scripts to start processes. If you ever want to start a process, init.d is a good place to look. You do need to have proper permissions set for the share on the MS Windows machine, or use a login to access the share.
 
Old 08-03-2006, 12:54 AM   #3
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This guide is a little dated, but most of the info is still correct.

http://lilly.csoft.net/~vdebaere/han.../index_en.html

For a more thorough reference, consider http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/...in-member.html

I haven't got a windows server to test anything on right now, or I'd offer more than references
 
Old 08-03-2006, 12:55 AM   #4
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So it is an entry in the /etc/fstab file that needs a statement in order for this to automatically mount the Samba shares for windows correct?
 
  


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