[clug] Ubuntu Hardy access to Vista shares

Boyd Wilding boydwilding at gmail.com
Sun May 25 12:27:51 GMT 2008

Whoops sorry, I meant NTLM2.

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 10:21 PM, Boyd Wilding <boydwilding at gmail.com>

> Hello.
> I believe that Vista has SMB 2 enabled by default which may potentially be
> the cause of your problem.
> From memory it also stops its shares being available to older windows
> versions that try to connect to shares on a Vista machine (eg windows XP)
> unless you change a setting on the Vista machine to allow use of SMB 1.
> On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 8:18 PM, Ian Bardsley <ifb777 at tpg.com.au> wrote:
>> G'Day List members
>> Having spent some time googling around for an explanation to no avail, I
>> thought I would seek the collective help of the lists' gurus for an
>> explanation of why I am unable to view shared folders in Vista with Ubuntu
>> while viewing Ubuntu folders in Vista is no problem.
>> The scenario:  When I acquired my new notebook a few weeks ago(and
>> commented on in these pages) it naturally come with Vista installed.  As I
>> had never looked at this OS, I decided that I would set this device as a
>> duel boot system with a view to poking around in Vista before I dumped it in
>> favour of a completely Linux based home network.   Over the past couple of
>> evenings I have looked at Vista and must say am less than impressed with
>> it's offerings finding it cumbersome, slow and fragile.  However, as I have
>> never tried to use samba to share between operating systems I embarked on
>> yet another learning curve and figured out how to set up shares in Vista and
>> also in Ubuntu. I am now at the point where I can, via "Places, Network"
>> navigate to Windows Network, Workgroup and Laptop (the name used when
>> setting up Vista) but when trying to get to the next stage nothing happens.
>>  I found a number of threads on the net where other users have reported
>> similar problems but alas no explanations of why or any offerings of a
>> solution.  This of course now become a challenge....something that should
>> happen isn't happening and I need to know why otherwise i'll turn to drink
>> or worse.  So, any input would be very much appreciated.
>> TIA
>> Ian Bardsley :-(
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