Connecting to win boxes...

Steve Purkis steve at
Tue Jan 14 11:45:54 GMT 2003

Thanks for all the replies :) I'll try & get my head round the options & let you know how I get on!



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Purkis [mailto:steve at]
> Sent: 14 January 2003 10:58
> To: freebsd-users at
> Subject: Connecting to win boxes...
> Hello all
> I have a little network with a couple of BSD boxes & several win98 machines.
> It's quite easy to allow the win boxes to "see" file on the BSD machines
> using, say, ftp or nfs as I understand it, assuming the correct option is
> set.
> My question is: what about accessing the win boxes from BSD? Is there a
> "quick & dirty" way to do this or do I need something like Samba (shakes
> with fear @ all those config files ;-)???
> Thanks & a happy new to all...
> Steve

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