How to backup from Win to Linux using smb?

Brian Servis servis at
Wed Jun 30 12:41:25 GMT 1999

*- On 30 Jun, Alexander Yemtsov wrote about "How to backup from Win to Linux using smb?"
> Hi, All!
> I have big problem: I need to automaticaly copy files from Win'pc to Linux server.
> Samba is succesfuly installed and understood.
> Please, tell what I have to use (except brains) to do that??!!!
>                                     .... yours, Alex Yemtsov

Just mount the Win shares with smbmount(rtfm).  This makes is like any
other mount under Linux and is just another directory.  Backup, copy,
move, etc as you would for any other linux directory.

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