[Samba] file copy from share A to share B

Roberto Sacchetti roberto at siros.it
Wed Feb 3 04:23:15 MST 2010

Hi Stijn,

since the process is started on your pc, your pc drives the copy and 
handles data transfer.
If you don't want the files coming across the network, you have to issue 
the copy command on the server, even remotely, if you can.



Stijn Oude Brunink ha scritto:
> Hello,
> I'm using a samba server with one harddrive with several partitions. I want
> to copy some file from one partition to the other. My pc runs on Ubuntu and
> using the file browser I can easily copy files from one partition to the
> other. If I copy files from one samba share to the other using the file
> browser the file will be transported over the network to my pc and then back
> to the other samba share. This is very inefficient if the files are
> large. Is there a more efficient way of doing this?
> thanks
> Stijn

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