Accessing NT machine from Linux

Joel Hammer Joel at
Sun Sep 30 06:07:02 GMT 2001

As far as I know, you don't need smbd running to access the NT machines. You just
need samba to let your own machine be seen by the NT machine.
What do you see with smbclient -L NTserver ? 
You should be able to mount shares on your linux machines with smbmount if that works.

On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 05:26:28PM +0530, Sreenidhi  R Iyangar wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to access Windows NT machines from Linux machine. I have samba
> running on linux machine. (Hope this is first step to do my task).
> First i am trying to add the Samba server(linux) to the Windows NT domain.
> For this i need to execute ( according samba documentation )
> root#   smbpasswd -j DOM -r DOMPDC
> Here DOM will be the NetBIOS name of Windows NT server machine. Can i know
> how will i get this name? Is it same as the machine name?
> I am bit puzzled with redundant info in samba documentation. I will really
> appreciate if somebody can give me few steps and guidelines for accessing NT
> machine from samba server.
> Thanks,
> Sreenidhi

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