Almost all operating systems can connect to your Samba server. In the next sections, you will learn how to test your Samba server from a Linux workstation. You can use three different utilities to test whether the server is working the way you were expecting it to work:
• You can use the mount command to make a connection to a Samba share.
• You can use the nmblookup utility to resolve NetBIOS names into IP addresses.
• The smbclient is a multipurpose utility you can use to test many aspects of your Samba
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