how to test samba configuration

Colin Law clanlaw at
Thu Dec 8 13:36:23 UTC 2011

On 8 December 2011 13:26, Abhishek Dixit <abhidixit87 at> wrote:
> I have two computers in 2 different rooms which are physically at
> large distance but are on same lan.I am the only guy who has access to
> both of these.
> I created some samba shares on the server where  I am right now
> sitting physically.I do not want to walk and go to the other place
> where the client machine is.
> Can some how I be able to test if the client is able to get the samba
> share which I shared?
> What can be a good way for the same?

You could use desktop sharing to gain access the second machine's
desktop from yours.
Alternatively you can use ssh to get a command line interface and test
it that way.


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