Re: [THNXS]&[Q]: SMB client for Dos/win3.11
Windows for Workgroups has SMB clients packaged in, but DOS does not.
There ARE dos clients packaged with Windows NT Server, however. I'm no
fan of windows, and I am not defending it, I just believe in giving
correct information whenever possible.
On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, bradleyb wrote:
> I don't believe there is an SMB client for DOS or Win3x... There would be
> if M$ had any respect for their customer base, but....
> If you have Windows for Workgroups available, I believe that can act as an
> SMB client.
> As for dos, I would suggest looking into NCP, i.e. the NetWare protocol.
> You could make the linux box an NCP print server as well as an SMB print
> server. I'm not sure where to get the NCP client for DOS, but I'm sure
> they're around.
> On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Jose L Gomez Dans wrote:
> > Hi!
> > First of all, thanks to all those who guided me into the depths of
> > installing Linux into an archaic i386 with only 40 megs hard drive. This has
> > been accomplished, and it is now acting as a printer server).
> > My question is: it's easy enough to connect a win 95/8 machine to
> > this server using samba, but I don't know what sort of software there might
> > be to do the same from DOS and from Win3.11. We have some stuff running
> > under these OS's and would like to take advantage of them. Is there such a
> > client that anyone could point out to? (where to download it from, basically
> > X-D)
> > Thanks a lot,
> > Jose
> > --
> > Jose L Gomez Dans PhD student
> > Radar & Communications Group
> > Department of Electronic Engineering
> > University of Sheffield UK
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