[Samba] SMB Client for AIX?

Andrea Venturoli ml at netfence.it
Tue Jun 7 15:41:06 GMT 2005

Paul Gienger wrote:
>>I need a few AIX boxes to connect to my OS X Servers via SMB (trying to
>>get rid os NFS and replace it with SMB). My OS X Servers are running OS
>>X Server 10.3.9 (Samba 3.0.10)
> Unless I'm horribly mistaken, or not very imaginative, the smb mounting
> functionality is only built into the linux kernel.  Other Unix variants
> don't have the capability to use samba at a filesystem level similar to nfs,
> UFS, XFS, WhateverIBMUsesFS.

Nope: FreeBSD has it, as for an example. This doesn't answer the 
original question though :)
Besides, he didn't explicitly talk about "mounting". Maybe, though 
unlikely, smbclient would be enough for him...


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