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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Sharing a Unix Drive Over The Internet ... but Post 62181 by gseyforth on Saturday 12th of February 2005 08:20:25 PM
Old 02-12-2005
Originally Posted by Neo
Samba, as I recall, only works on LANs, because the protocol is not routable across the Internet. I have never been able to get Samba to work across the Internet. Sure wish it would!!!

In other words, I do not know, off hand, how to mount a disk across the Internet between a Windows server and a UNIX server, sorry. If you find an answer, let me know because I would like to mount a remote Linux filesystem across the Internet on my XP workstation.
Well, I tried this:

I mounted the drive I needed on the Unix server:

mount -f NFS /u/unixshared

It mounts to my Windows machine.

Now, if I try to introduce a webshare on that folder
on the Windows machine, it doesnt allow me to do

I guess, this project is scrapped. Don't think my
boss is going to like this very much.

Thanks Neo
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HALT(8) 							       halt								   HALT(8)

halt, poweroff, reboot - Halt, power-off or reboot the machine SYNOPSIS
halt [OPTIONS...] poweroff [OPTIONS...] reboot [OPTIONS...] DESCRIPTION
halt, poweroff, reboot may be used to halt, power-off or reboot the machine. OPTIONS
The following options are understood: --help Prints a short help text and exits. --halt Halt the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked. -p, --poweroff Power-off the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked. --reboot Reboot the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked. -f, --force Force immediate halt, power-off, reboot. Do not contact the init system. -w, --wtmp-only Only write wtmp shutdown entry, do not actually halt, power-off, reboot. -d, --no-wtmp Do not write wtmp shutdown entry. --no-wall Do not send wall message before halt, power-off, reboot. EXIT STATUS
On success, 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise. NOTES
These are legacy commands available for compatibility only. SEE ALSO
systemd(1), systemctl(1), shutdown(8), wall(1) systemd 208 HALT(8)

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