How to connect to an NT share from Linux
This requires SAMBA to be installed on Linux. Nothing extra needs to be installed on the NT side.
- Create a mount point by simply creating a directory under the /mnt directory:
- Link to the NT share by using the following command line:
mount -t smbfs -o username=[NT Username],password=[NT password],workgroup=[NT Domain Name] //[NT Server Name]/[Share Name] /mnt/ntshare
For example, assuming the following information:
NT Username = Joe
NT Password = drowssaP
NT Domain = bigbrother
NT Server Name = lachesis
NT Share Name = mydata
The command line would be:
mount -t smbfs -o username=Joe,password=drowssaP,workgroup=bigbrother //lachesis/mydata /mnt/ntshare
Easy as pie!
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