Samba is Windows file sharing for Linux..
Netserver / QNTC is Windows file sharing for IBM i.
AFAIK, a Linux box with Samba has always worked with Netserver / QNTC.
My understanding is that the 7.2 Samba support replaces the IBM
Netserver/QNTC code with Samba to provide better (more current) support of
Windows file sharing.
NFS has always and is still probably a better choice for IBM i <-- -->
On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 7:02 PM, Vernon Hamberg <vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
LOL - but at least they finally gave it to you, man!!
It's not clear to me whether this support is server-only - so that Linux
clients can use NetServer - so I'm not sure if Samba is usable in mounting
to something outside the IFS - in other words, can the IBM i be a Samba
On 9/2/2014 4:43 PM, Richard Schoen wrote:
You can do CPY to an NFS or QTNC (Netbios share) if you have the correct--
We have always found copying to an NFS share to be much more stable.
In regards to the Samba support in V7R2, first you need V7R2 :-)
Then you need someone at IBM to be able to give you instructions on how
to use it.
I wasn't able to get good test instructions from the folks at IBM so my
testing has been waylaid since I'm not a Unix super-expert :-)
Richard Schoen | Director of Document Management Technologies, HelpSystems
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date: Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:35:30 -0400
from: "Steinmetz, Paul" <PSteinmetz@xxxxxxxxxx>
subject: Can the to path on CPY, CPYTOIMPF, etc be a remote server
instead of the IFS?
Can the to path on CPY, CPYTOIMPF, etc be a remote server instead of the
Any config and/or setup to make this work?
Any good docs and/or links on this?
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