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Date:      Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:05:54 -0400
From:      Henry M <>
To:        Chris Brennan <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: ZFS and NFS or CIFS
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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:

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

Good luck!


On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 1:43 AM, Chris Brennan <> 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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