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  • Samba swings both ways

    Posted November 12, 2012 - 10:20 pm

    Samba, the tool that makes it possible to mount Unix directories on Windows systems also works the other way -- allowing you to mount Windows shares on Unix. With an extra package and a few changes in the syntax, you can choose to share files on either platform with the other.
  • Who's Using Samba?

    Posted February 18, 2009 - 4:22 pm

    There's a lot more to monitoring Samba than checking whether the daemons are running. The smbstatus command can tell you who's using it and show you what files they're updating.

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