Linux.com: Accessing Network Resources in a Mixed Environment
Jul 14, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to lh8
for this link. ]
"The first thing that comes to most sysadmins' minds when they
hear about file and print services in mixed Windows and Linux
environments is probably Samba, but you can also make a rock-solid
system for sharing resources via NFS on the *nix platform and
DiskShare on Windows.
"What's wrong with Samba? Nothing. I use DiskShare on Windows
instead of Samba's SMB/CIFS sharing because I need a fileshare on
Windows storage (SAN) to be accessible by Solaris clients, and
unfortunately there is no SMB/CIFS support in the Solaris kernel
yet. There is a Solaris application called Sharity that can mount
SMB/CIFS shares on Solaris, but it didn't work well for me..."