[Samba] Samba over IPX

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Apr 26 08:47:32 MDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 04:32:38PM +0200, Maurizio Manfredini wrote:
> Just to add some info. I tried with NCP over IPX (mars_nwe) but I
> found that the MS-DOS Network Client doesn't connect to it.
> Appearently this is because MS Network Client for DOS uses SMB over
> IPX, and not NCP over IPX. NCP under DOS would need the Novel client
> to be installed.
> SMB over IPX sounds like addressing again to Samba over IPX...

Well, adding an IPX layer to Samba is a multi-month
concentrated effort. You might want to contact someone from
http://www.samba.org/samba/support for a quote to implement
that for you.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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