HELP PLZ Unable to connect to samba on a W/G

Lokesh Babu M m_lokesh_babu at
Mon Aug 14 13:09:25 GMT 2000

Hello All,

I have a workgroup with all w95 pcs and no NT and samba on linux box, I am able to see my linux (samba) box on neighborhood of w95 clients,
 but I am not able to browse my  shared dirs on samba server
w95 clients says "computer name or sharename is not found"
I feel some problem with security/guest
So please help me this is urgent
(my smb.conf is attached)

Thanks in advance,


   workgroup = leo
   server string = SuryaLinuxServer
   netbios name = surya
   share modes = yes
   dead time = 15
   guest account = nobody
   security = SHARE
   interfaces = eth0 

   local master = yes
   os level = 0
   name resolve order = wins lmhosts bcast
   wins support = yes
  preserve case = yes
  dns proxy = yes
  guest ok = yes

   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = yes
   public = no
   read only = yes
   writable = yes
   create mode = 775
   guest ok = yes

   comment = Temporary file space
   path = /tmp
   browseable = yes
   read only = no
   public = no
   writable = yes
   create mode = 775
   user = mks

   comment = Public Stuff
   path = /home/samba
   public = yes
   writable = yes
   printable = no
   write list = @staff

   comment = Test's Service
   path = /home/test
   valid users = test
   public = no
   writable = yes
   printable = no

   path = /home/public
   public = yes
   only guest = yes
   writable = yes
   printable = no

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