Implementing Client Access to the Samba Server

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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