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SMBUTIL(1) NetBSD General Commands Manual SMBUTIL(1)
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smbutil -- interface to the SMB requester
smbutil [-hv] command [-options] [args]
The smbutil command is used to control SMB requester and issue various
There are two types of options -- global and local to the specified
Global options are as follows:
-h Print a short help message.
-v Verbose output.
The commands and local options are:
Encrypt clear text password for use in the ~/.nsmbrc file. The
encrypted password starts with the `$$1' symbols. Warning: the
encryption function is very weak and intended only to hide clear
text password. If password is omitted from the command line,
smbutil will prompt for one.
Print usage information about command.
lc List active connections and their parameters.
login [-connection_options] //user@server[/share]
Login/attach to the specified server and/or share as user. This
command will create and authenticate connection to an SMB server,
and will leave it active after exit. Thus, it is possible to
login only once and then use other SMB commands without authenti-
cation procedure and additional connections. For the description
of -connection_options refer to the mount_smbfs(8) manpage (all
uppercase options are connection options).
Logout/detach from the specified server and/or share as user.
This command will destroy a connection created by the login com-
mand. A connection may not be closed immediately if it is used
by other programs.
lookup [-w host] name
Resolve the given name to an IP address. The NetBIOS name server
can be directly specified via the -w option.
print [-connection_options] //user@server/share file
Send the given file to the specified queue on the remote server.
If file is -, then standard input will be used.
view [-connection_options] //user@server
List resources available on the specified server for the user
~/.nsmbrc Keeps description for each connection. See
/usr/share/examples/smbfs/dot.nsmbrc for details.
Boris Popov <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <bp@FreeBSD.org>
Please report any bugs to the author.
NetBSD 8.1 February 14, 2000 NetBSD 8.1