how to test samba configuration

Abhishek Dixit abhidixit87 at
Thu Dec 8 13:39:39 UTC 2011

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
> 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.
What exactly is the command on command line to test from the client I
logged in via ssh.

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