Installing Samba on AIX 5.3

///Installing Samba on AIX 5.3

Installing Samba on AIX 5.3

To install Samba on AIX 5.3 you will require the Linux Toolbox CD and in order to install the entire set of Samba, you will need the following filesets:

readline-4.3
samba-2.2.7
samba-client-2.2.7
samba-common-2.2.7

Connection to Windows shares is acheived by using the following commands..

SMB connections can be made with:

# smbclient //

[server-name]/[sharename] -U [username]
Shares can be mounted using

# mount -v cifs -n [server-name]/[username]/[password] /[sharename] /[mount-point]

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