[NBLUG] SFU on win2k

Eric Eisenhart eric at eisenhart.com
Thu May 10 13:11:05 PDT 2001

On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:29:54AM -0700, david wrote:
> I'm very interesed in the SFU (services for unix) in windows 2000,
> mainly the ability to run an NFS server. Is this built into 2000pro,
> or do I need 'advanced server'?
> My end goal is to be able to run 2k and linux together- one w2k file 
> server and a couple linux internet servers.

Why do you need the extra software from MS, then?

Using the "samba" software that's freely available for Linux you can allow
windows boxes to get at data on a Linux box, and using "smbmount" (kernel
needs support, which is probably already in there) you can get at data on a
Windows share from Linux.
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