(FAQ?) samba box not seen by PCs

Matthew Geddes mgeddes at xavier.sa.edu.au
Thu Jun 22 23:15:01 GMT 2000

Mauricio Tavares wrote:
>         o this may be rather long since I included dumps from the log files.
>         o This is also the first time I am trying to get samba to work, so do
>          bear with me =)
>         I installed Samba 2.0.3 in my netbsd 1.4.1 box.  I configured it as follows:

> Then, I go to my PC (in workgroup PROED, with IP  The unix box,
> interceptor, has IP and see if I can see the workgroup UFO.  To
> my dispair, it is not there.  What could be wrong?

If be 'see', you mean Network Neighbourhood, you should try mapping a
network drive by right-clicking on 'My Computer' and selecting 'Map
Network Drive'. Browsing (NetHood) doesn't always work under an NT only


Matthew Geddes
Network Manager
Xavier College
Gawler, SA

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