[Samba] Read from Windows question

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 14:38:31 MDT 2010

On 1 June 2010 21:47,  <tms3 at tms3.com> wrote:
>> I've used Samba to enable windows users to connect to an AIX server and
>> use available space to put and keep files.  My question is can Samba go
>> the other way - enable someone on AIX to read a windows directory to
>> obtain a file.
> Maybe.  "man mount" and see if it has a smbfs protocol.  You can also use
> smbclient.

Yes, smbclient (which gives you a command line interface similar to
FTP) or you could mount a Windows share.  Try:


or similar.  (e.g. smb or cifs)

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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