Making Windows File Directory Accessible via Unix

Posted on 2011-05-09
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Samba and NFS is used to make unix directories accessible to windows machines.

I have a windows server 2003 file server that has a folder containing all files that I want my unix server to see/mount.

What software can be used to make windows directories accessible to unix machines?
Question by:deharvy
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    It is not require any specific software.

    Just share your windows folder and give a user to read, wrtie permission, Because Linux will require that user name and password to mount that share.

    Then go to the Unix box and use below given command to mount the share.

    # mount -t cifs //windows server's ip/share_name -o username=vivek,password=myPassword /path_where_to_mount

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