[Samba] samba share trough dos

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 19 23:29:02 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 06:46, Gémes Géza wrote:
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> António Vasconcelos írta:
> | Hello!
> |
> | I'm having trouble to access a Samba share trough ms-dos.
> | I'm using NU2 network boot disk, wich loads ndis drivers ms-dos prompt.
> | So that after that I can do a net use to a share and load an disk image
> | with Ghost.
> | The problem is that i passed from a windows to unix - samba share and
> | i'm not capable of connecting to it.
> | Mapping the share trough Windows XP is no problem.
> |
> | Can any one tell me if the problem is from th samba or, is it necessary
> | to have some special software to connect??
> |
> | Thank you all
> | Best regards
> |
> | António Vasconcelos
> To connect from DOS to any CIFS server having only NetBIOS over TCP/IP,
> like Samba, you need the followings:
> - -Network card driver for DOS
> - -TCP/IP stack for your DOS box (I think you lack this)
> - -SMB Client (Most shiped for DOS will work only over raw NetBEUI :-( )
> As I don't know (yet) about any true CIFS client for DOS, you will need
> to allow access to ports 137-139 of your CIFS server (enabled by default
> for Samba)

Look at unattended.sf.net.  They have a DOS boot disk kit that opens a
Samba server - you should be able to pull out the bits you need.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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