Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Fri Jun 11 14:14:38 GMT 2004

On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 09:55:29AM -0400, Pimentel, Maria (NE) wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed samba on a Solaris 2.6 box, did all configuration but I would
> like to know how can I mount a NT directory into my UNIX box. I looked 
> around on the web I found command 'smbmount' but does not exist on my 
> server. Any help would be very appreciated.


A list of pointers here...

- Samba is a server suite.  It provides Unix printers and directories as 
  shares to SMB/CIFS clients.  These are usually Windows systems, but 
  Linux, FreeBSD, and MacOS X all can operate as clients.

- Mounting a remote SMB/CIFS share requires a "network filesystem client".
  There are two such clients for Linux (smbfs and cifsvfs), two such for 
  Macintosh (Thursby's Dave and the native SMB client filesystem built 
  into MacOS X), and one for FreeBSD (Boris Popov's smbfs).

- I do not know of an SMB/CIFS client filesystem for Solaris.  You would 
  have to talk to the folks at Sun about that.

- Your question really belongs on the Samba at mailing list.  The 
  Samba-Technical at list is used for in-depth discussions of 
  protocol details and suchlike.

Chris -)-----

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