LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-18-2003, 10:19 PM   #1
Robert0380
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: Atlanta
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 1,280

Rep: Reputation: 47
samba share to lettered drive


mapping a samba share to a letter drive in windows.....this is possible right? If i have on my Linux box /home/robert, isnt it possible to get /home/robert to map to like Z:/ on a windows box?
 
Old 05-18-2003, 11:42 PM   #2
Robert0380
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: Atlanta
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 1,280

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 47
ok this was terribly easy:


Once you have logged on to Windows you should proceed as follows:

Right click on the "Network Neighbourhood" or "My Network places" icon
From the pop-up menu choose "Map Network Drive"
In the dialog box choose a drive letter (for example G:)
Then type in the Network path or Folder. This will be something like:
\\castor\mmm45 -- the home directory of a user called "mmm45"
or
\\softhost\sitesoft -- the location where some site licensed software can be obtained
or
\\click\ourfolder -- a shared folder on a server called "click"
If you are using Windows2000 and have not logged onto Windows with your Unix password, click the "different user name" link, and in the next dialog-box type in your Unix username and password, and then click "OK"
Click "Finish" or "OK"


My dad now has a Z: drive on his windows machine, an extra 1gig +

Last edited by Robert0380; 05-18-2003 at 11:44 PM.
 
Old 07-04-2003, 02:25 PM   #3
dylanh
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
The Opposite

I am trying to do the exact opposite of this. I need to map a linux home directory to a share on a Windows 2000 server.

Please help!
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
can't mount samba share and then write to the share calbazon Linux - Software 8 10-10-2010 01:35 AM
samba: linux mounted share = choppy playback, windows mounted share = smooth kleptophobiac Linux - Software 2 04-10-2005 08:23 AM
Simple Samba Setup, Share & Not Share timmywo Linux - Software 4 07-30-2004 07:27 AM
Samba share - network name no longer available when browsing samba from win2k dorango Linux - Software 0 03-02-2004 01:02 PM
share dvd drive with samba diamondT Linux - Software 1 09-21-2003 12:55 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:32 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration