Samba Server cannot find shares on NT Machine

Ray Moroney rmoroney at
Thu Nov 18 21:26:03 GMT 1999

I have a network containing an NT server, an NT workstation, a number of
Windows95/98 machines and a Unix machine running Solaris 2.7 and Samba
2.0.4. The Samba machine shows up on all the windows machines and seems to
be working fine from that point of view. However when I use the command
./smbclient -L hostname on the unix machine, the shares on the NT machines
do not show up. The shares on the Win95/98 machines all show up and I have
no problem connecting to them but there is no sign of the shares on either
of the NT machines. Samba does find the NT machines and shows all the
relevant network information (Domain, IP address, PDC etc) - but no shares.
My smb.conf file is shown below. If anyone can help me out, I would really
appreciate it - I am fairly new to Unix so very basic instructions would be
appreciated also.

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from localhost (
# Date: 1999/11/16 19:32:51
# Global parameters
workgroup = ENGINEERING
security = DOMAIN
encrypt passwords = Yes
password server = RFI_SERVER1
read only = No

Ray Moroney
Principal Engineer,
RF Integration Inc.,
505 Middlesex Turnpike, Suite 15,
Billerica, MA 01821.
Tel: (978) 663 7960
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