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SMBUTIL(1)              FreeBSD General Commands Manual             SMBUTIL(1)

     smbutil - Interface to SMB requester

     smbutil [-hv] command [-options] [args]

     The smbutil command used to control SMB requester and issue various

     There are two types of options - global and local to specified command.

     The global options are:

     -h      Print short help message.

     -v      Verbose output.

     The commands and local options are:

     crypt [password]
             Slightly encrypt clear text password to use it in the ~/.nsmbrc
             file. The encrypted password starts with '$$1' symbols.  Warning:
             the encryption function is very weak and intented only to hide
             clear text password.  If password is ommited from command line,
             program will prompt for one.

     help command
             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, one can login only
             once and then use other SMB commands without authentication
             procedure and additional connections.  For the description of
             [-connection options] see mount_smbfs(8) command (all uppercase
             options are connection options).

     logout //user@server[/share]
             Logout/detach from the specified server and/or share as user.
             This command will destroy connection created by login command. A
             connection may not be closed immediately if it used by other

     lookup [-w host] name
             Resolve given name to IP address.  NetBIOS name server can be
             directly specified via [-w] option.

     print [-connection options] //user@server/share file
             Send 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 avaliable on the specified server for the user

     ~/.nsmbrc      keeps description for each connection.  See
                    ./examples/dot.nsmbrc for details.

     Boris Popov <>, <>

     Please report any bugs to the author.

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE        February 14, 2000       FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE


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