how to test samba configuration
On 8 December 2011 13:39, Abhishek Dixit <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Colin Law <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 8 December 2011 13:26, Abhishek Dixit <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I have two computers in 2 different rooms which are physically at
>>> large distance but are on same lan.I am the only guy who has access to
>>> both of these.
>>> I created some samba shares on the server where *I am right now
>>> sitting physically.I do not want to walk and go to the other place
>>> where the client machine is.
>>> Can some how I be able to test if the client is able to get the samba
>>> share which I shared?
>>> What can be a good way for the same?
>> You could use desktop sharing to gain access the second machine's
>> desktop from yours.
>> Alternatively you can use ssh to get a command line interface and test
>> it that way.
> What exactly is the command on command line to test from the client I
> logged in via ssh.
You need to try to mount the share, not sure of the exact syntax.
Have a look at the docs for the mount command, or a quick bit of
googling will probably find it.
mount samba share command line
produced a number of good looking links including:
You might need both samba and smbfs installed. I can never remember
which you need at each end so generally install both at both ends.
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