[Samba] General question about 'smbclient'

Mark Adams mark at campbell-lange.net
Wed Apr 4 12:04:51 GMT 2007

On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 09:56:05AM +0200, André Jee wrote:
> As above,
> From what I understand (also obvious from the package name) is that 
> 'smbclient' is only a client.
> You can browse shares or use it for troubleshooting. Does it have any 
> affect on the actual samba server?

You can also use it to mount shares.
> I mean does this package have to be installed in order for a samba 
> server to work properly?

No it does not need to be installed for samba to work.

> It seems to be that this package can be removed, I just want to make 
> sure that it's not an important part of the samba server.
> Thanks
> -- 


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