Mounting Windows XP filesystems from Solaris 10

Posted on 2007-10-18
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
We've got a user who'd like to mount some of the directories from his Windows XP
Professional system on his Solaris 10 system.  Any suggestions?
Question by:Patrick_Baldwin
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    You have to look at
    This will enable Windows XP to become NFS server
    Another option is to install samba whose smbclient will act as ftp client to windows shares.
    Normal Linux is able to mount windows shares directly, solaris is not.
    There are other products too, but they cost money.
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    I agree to gheist recommendation for using NFS.
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    by:Hanno Schröder
    I'd also recommend using Microsoft's "Windows Services for UNIX" (although it should be named correctly "Unix Services for Windows" as it adds Unix-Tools and daemons to Windows PCs

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