Appleshare IP 6.2 and smbfs
abartlet at pcug.org.au
Wed Nov 14 16:46:02 GMT 2001
William Mulvihill wrote:
> I'm having trouble connecting to an Appleshare IP 6.2 Mac that is
> doing SMB file sharing from my RedHat Linux 7.2 box. I've looked and
> looked and looked at many things and many SMB clients. I've tried
> smbclient, smbmount, Sharity, and even just doing a mount -t smbfs. All
> of them come back with something of this form:
> Protocol Negotiation Failed
> SMB connection failed.
> I have tried using samba 2.2.1a, samba 2.2.2. I have upgraded my
> kernel from 2.4.9 to 2.4.13 in the hopes that some of the smbfs fixes in
> 2.4.11 would help. None of this has helped. What is funny is that I
> can use samba to connect to every other Windows shared directory. Works
> like a charm. I can mount Windows machine's shared files, but cannot
> connect to this Mac serving Windows files. Using verbose modes of
> smbclient and such don't yield any useful lines. And I know my DOMAIN
> is set up correctly.
> The absolute last thing I haven't tried yet is to upgrade the
> Appleshare IP Mac to 6.3.2. But to do that, I need to upgrade the
> entire OS from 8.6 to 9.0.4. While this is doable, it would be nice to
> avoid this. This is our main file server and I'd like to know if the
> upgrade would definitely fix this. Has anyone had success using samba
> with Appleshare IP??? Anyone??? I googled the web. No one seems clear
> on whether this will work. If I am asking the wrong person about this,
> please let me know who I should direct my questions to. Thanks.
Unless you are running MacOS X, the only SMB server available for the
Mac is 'Dave', see the links on the download page @ samba.org.
If you want to be an appletalk client, then look at netatalk.sf.net.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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