problem mapping network drive
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Jun 30 03:09:15 MDT 2011
On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 09:58:31AM -0700, Kenneth Watanabe wrote:
> To Samba Guru,
> I installed samba, edited the /etc/samba/smb.conf file with the following
> For security purposes lets assume the IP address on my server is
> path = /home/test1
> valid users = test1
> read only = no
> guest ok = yes
> I tested the smb.conf file via the command "testparm /etc/samba/smb.conf"
> and there were no errors.
> Logged in as root and restarted samba via the following commands
> # service smb restart
> # service nmb restart
> When I type the following command I seem to be able to connect
> $ smbclient //123.456.78.90/test1
> Enter test1's password
> Domain=[HOME] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.5.8-75.fc13]
> smb: \>
> >From the DOS command line on my PC I can ping my server successfully
> When I try mapping a network drive I get the following error (Note: The
> example below does not use the real the IP address)
> C:> net use m: \\123.456.78.90\test1
> System error 53 has occurred.
> The network path was not found.
If it's really DOS or Win9x for that matter, then it does
not understand IP addresses. You need to start nmbd and
connect to the name.
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