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Date:      Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:05:54 -0400
From:      Henry M <henry95@gmail.com>
To:        Chris Brennan <xaero@xaerolimit.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: ZFS and NFS or CIFS
Message-ID:  <CAK1r8CXwUAi4r_Vj+8Y_jpgzb3bqs9E8QLvvkKLQqf6Fgjyw_g@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20110819054322.GB29687@gmail.com>
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Hi Chris,

If you are transferring data from a Windows machine, your best bet would be
to use SAMBA. Windows communicates with samba pretty easily. You essentially
just mount a network drive, and transfer the files you want.

Here are a few links to get you started:
http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/network-samba.html
http://www.freebsddiary.org/samba.php

The samba configs are pretty straight forward, you just need to make
permissions are correct.

Good luck!

Regards,
Henry


On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 1:43 AM, Chris Brennan <xaero@xaerolimit.net> wrote:

> Greetings!
>
> I have several ZFS volumes set up on my FreeBSD 8.2 (32-bit) server at
> home and I am trying to figure out how to set up a NFS and/or CIFS share
> of the various volumes I have created and for the life of me, I can't
> figure it out. I don't really care which one or both right now (I should
> learn both). I just have tons and tons of data to move from my Windows
> desktop to this server and I'd like to use something other then SFTP,
> even over my LAN, it's very slow.
>
> Many thanks to anyone who can point me in the right direction...
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