SUMMARY (Sort of): Trouble with UNC

Thompson, Dave ThompsD1 at
Mon May 17 19:36:43 GMT 1999


On Sat, 15 May 1999, Thompson, Dave wrote:

> We are attempting to configure Samba to be able to transfer files (data
> some images) from Solaris 2.6 to optical storage connected to an NT 5
> machine:
> UNIX Server -----> Samba -----> NT Server with FileNET App -----> Optical
> Storage
> We need the NT server to be able to read/write to/from UNIX.  I don't
> understand the NT piece of things, but following is what our guy who is
> doing the NT piece is saying about our current problem:
> "I need to be able to access the UNC for a directory located on Solaris
> using Samba. I have a process on NT that needs to be able to access this
> path for writing and reading of files. The main point is that it needs to
> able to connect without the prompting of a password. I have tried mounting
> drive on the NT box and this works fine because I can enter a password and
> connect to the Samba server, but the software package running on the NT
> cannot access the drive in this format . As stated before it must be an
> unmounted drive and access must be granted through the UNC path."
> Can anyone help?
> Thanks,
> -Dave


Thanks to Andrew Perrin and Tony Sollars for their suggestions.
Unfortunately, we're still having the problem after trying all suggestions.
If anybody has any more ideas, please let me know.  Will the O'Reilly book



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