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The past week I've been screwing around with Samba and trying to make it work. I just want to do backups of my windows box every so often via network. ...
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- 06-23-2007 #1
I need a file-sharing server
- 06-23-2007 #2
Maybe check out FreeNAS?
FreeNAS: The Free NAS Server - Home
Note that behind the scenes it is FreeBSD (not Linux) but that should be obfuscated from you by a web interface anyway.
It supports CIFS (samba) and along with the ISO for FreeNAS you can download a user guide.
This will act as a NAS device -- you'll still need to schedule backups from your Windows box to push the files there.
- 06-23-2007 #3
This looks interesting. So, it seems like it doesn't work through Debian at all. It's like a separate OS.
- 06-23-2007 #4
That's exactly right. (Maybe I misunderstood your first question.)