Backing up Linux box to Win box's tape drive

Stephen Lavelle ausvic at
Mon May 31 04:11:12 GMT 1999

I am using a Samba server on a RedHat 5.2 box
this box has no tape drive
I would like to back up my network clients to a tape drive on one of the win
Is the following feasible;
mount the windows shares using smbmount
tar up the dirs/files
transfer the tar files onto the win machine
Back up using the win machines backup programme
If not any other suggestions?
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