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Date:      Tue, 22 Sep 2009 13:56:07 -0500
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: network freebsd computers
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On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:48 PM, Carmel NY <carmel_ny@hotmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 12:25:38 -0600 (MDT)
> Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:
>
> [snip]
>
> > It's still a little unclear.  If you want the FreeBSD systems to
> > participate in the Windows networking, look at mount_smbfs and Samba.
>
> I want to be able to access a FreeBSD box from another FreeBSD box. I
> rarely access a Windows machine from FreeBSD as it is just easier to do
> it the other way around.
>
> Anyway, I have been given a few ideas to follow upon.
>
> Thanks!
> --
> Carmel
> carmel@hotmail.com
>

If you're doing stuff on a LAN, and you want semi-permanent shares the
easiest method is to use sshfs.  NFS works fine it, it's a better solution
than Samba considering you're new requires.  one time transfers or backups
are best handles by some combination of scp/rsync/rdiff-backup

-- 
Adam Vande More



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