PROBLEMS connecting to SAMBA

santosh shedge sgshedge at
Fri Jul 28 12:09:06 GMT 2000


I have a machine on which RedHat Linux  6.2 is installed. IP address of
machine is
We have an intranet in our office. My neighbouring machine has IP
My workgroup name is  MCIA
I'm giving netbios name as ''LINUX_SAMBA" which appears in my neighbours
machine in network
neighbourhood after I UP the samba server.

When my neighbour clicks  on it it asks for  user name and password.

My smb.conf file is something like given below

Question:  What is the problem that I can't  log onto samba from my
neighbouring machine.

# Samba config file

# Global parameters
 netbios = SAMBA_SERVER
 workgroup = MCIA
 server string = Samba SMB on Linux
 interfaces =
 bind interfaces only = Yes
 security = SHARE
 log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
 max log size = 50
 read bmpx = No
 time server = Yes
 socket options = TCP_NODELAY
 os level = 65
 preferred master = Yes
 dns proxy = No
 wins support = Yes
 guest account = smbuser
 hide dot files = No

 comment = Public
 path = /home/public
 read only = No
 create mask = 0664
 directory mask = 0775
 guest ok = Yes

 comment = Data
 path = /home/samba/data
 read only = No
 create mask = 0660
 directory mask = 0770
 guest ok = Yes

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