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pras patel
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 28, 2000
Posts: 4
Hello,
Merry X'mas. After having lots of problems with windows and constant breakdown of windows nt ,i would like to use linux as a networked solution. Also can I have a windows nt server and linux nodes coz the server has simply got too many important data cannot convert it to linix server right away.
where can I get a tutorial on linux networking and server management tutorial. also can nt and linux become a dual boot as win98 and linux.
Danny Mui
Ranch Hand

Joined: Dec 14, 2000
Posts: 42
Lots of tutorials/howtos at www.linuxdoc.org...Samba is a windows emulation tool for filesharing/logging in and etc that I think was one of your questions.
Jasbir Hara
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 06, 2001
Posts: 2
You can always post your queries here
I will reply
Don Jessie
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 02, 2001
Posts: 8
hi jasbir ,
can you windows in back again talk to linux , since samba can talk to windows. Consider i am on linux and other's are on windows network, will they be able to connect to my linux network, and use the unloaded nt files , also, I also have bought a old cyrix computer at home and want to connect both and having worked on windows alone , i am not sure how to achive networking in linux. also have download some books from 'ldp',
will they help. your help will be grealty appreciated.
Frank Carver
Sheriff

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
I have recently been bowled over by the power and simplicity of the e-smith Linux server from http://www.e-smith.com/ . It installs typically in less than half an hour, works seamlessly with Windows networks offering shared files, printing, email, web serving, ftp space etc. All with an easy web-based configuration!
If you are considering moving server space to Linux, I strongly consider finding an old box and putting the e-smith software on it. You'll be impressed ...


Read about me at frankcarver.me ~ Raspberry Alpha Omega ~ Frank's Punchbarrel Blog
Don Jessie
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 02, 2001
Posts: 8
hi Frank,

We have all our network on windows nt server but some machines have linux, first i want to network the linux pc and then use samba to connect to the existing windows pc and also out oracle server is on linux and websphere app server on windows to achive this connectivity.
 
 
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