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Re: Samba and web pages

 On Thu, 6 Mar 2008 07:48:08 -0800 
"Kristian Erik Hermansen" <[hidden email]> wrote: 

> From my understanding of Apache, it appears that your request would be 
> intercepted if you had the right config options and return the 
> contents of an index page.  However, smb is not a protocol for showing 
> the contents of files.  You make a request for a file list and you get 
> it back.  I don't believe samba has code to open a file and dump it to 
> your browser for parsing.  Also, while using a smb client, even a 
> browser shell, the app might not handle such a case when it is using 
> smb://.  I have been wronf before though so feel free to educate me! 
> It just seems that the two services offer dissimilar features; one 
> serves files and the other serves directory listings which can then be 
> selected for download.  Apache just happens to have a feature to show 
> directory listings.  Hrmmm, b ut you never know.  I suppose it is 
> possible... 

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