SAMBA digest 2067

Frank Oh oh at
Mon Jun 14 22:39:47 GMT 1999

I just started learning about Samba and I am having exactly same problem
that you encounter with IPC$ thing. I was wondering were you able to find
any solution. It would be great helpful. Thank you.

At 08:29 AM 4/25/99 +1000, you wrote:

>Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 18:16:36 -0400
>From: Adam Schrotenboer <ajschrotenboer at>
>To: samba at
>Subject: Setting up SMB Server
>Message-ID: <372242C4.477A595F at>
>In the docs there is a reference to a nonexistent section, 1.4.x, which
>is supposed to have information for setting up shares. I cannot find
>this section in any of the FAQ's I have, and would like some help.
>I am able to access other SMB servers (Win98), but unable to allow them
>to access me.
>The computer is listed on the other computers, but I cannot make them
>browse. I have set up a guest account, and tried that pwd.
>Anyway, Win98 says that a password is req'd for \\Server\$IPC, and I
>tried a number of different pwds, the ones I set up for these accounts,
>and I am always told that that is the wrong pwd. Encryption is turned on
>in the smb.conf, and after each change in smb.con I run samba restart.
>Anyway, I am totally lost as to what to do.
>I am running a RedHat 5.2 setup w/ kernel 2.2.6 and Samba 2.0.3
>End of SAMBA Digest 2067

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