Pat Sullivan psullivan at
Thu Sep 11 18:00:01 GMT 1997

> Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 17:43:49 -0400 (EDT)
> From: "spatel at" <spatel at>
> To: samba at
> Subject: PLEASE HELP with SMBTAR
> Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.91.970910174049.2617R-100000 at seuss>
> Hello
> I have read the docs for smbtar a million times, and I am sorry if
> this is dumb but can someone please tell me the syntax
> to restore from tape to an NT box. I have been trying this command
> with no luck:
> smbtar -s PHOENIX -x cdrive -u administrator -p password -r -l 1 sanjay

You need to specify the filename/tape device (unless it is the default -
            -t archiveName

i.e. smbtar -s PHOENIX -p password -x cdrive -u administrator -t
/dev/rmt/0m -r -l 1 sanjay

(assuming sanjay is the directory you want to restore) - if you just want
everything, you can (probably) omit this.

Pat Sullivan
psullivan at

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