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Re: Debian <-> NT interaction

Try looking at samba and/or ksmbfs. samba lets you appear to be a SMB
server, and ksmbfs lets you mount SMB volumes (if the appropriate option
is in your kernel or available as a module).


On Fri, 21 Nov 1997 tmalloy@escape.com wrote:

> From: tmalloy@escape.com
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 19:08:36 -0500 (EST)
> Subject: Debian <-> NT interaction
> My office runs NT in a peer to peer configuration.  We use foxpro alot. 
> Is there anyway that I could run Debian on my machine at work, so I can
> use what I am already comfortable with, but maintain a connectivity with
> the rest of the network?  That is can I stick a debian machine into an NT
> network, access and work with the foxpro database, and communicate with
> the rest of the network?  I am afraid I already know the answer to this
> question, but hope springs eternal.  I don't really have the technical
> expertise to convert the network over to linux, so I can't really sugest
> that.   
> The office network is not yet setup to allow access from home. When it is
> should I request anything specific in the configuration to make access
> through debian easier?  
> Thank you for any help,
> Tom Malloy
> Technical Recruiter

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