Win2000 and RH 7.1 with Samba 2.0.10 or Samba 2.2.1a
barth at cck.uni-kl.de
Thu Oct 4 23:16:02 GMT 2001
> I have a system that can duel boot RH 6.2 and RH 7.1. When I boot RH
> 6.2 Samba works just fine with encrypted passwords and all (Samba
> 2.0.6). The Samba server shows up the the browse lists of all both the
> win2000 and win98 systems. I can get to my home directory on the RH
> 6.2 system via Samba and print (provided I log into the win systems
> correctly). When I set this up last year I was amazed at how simple
> and well it worked.
> I can not get samba to work after booting RH 7.1 with Samba 2.0.10 or
> Samba 2.2.1a (from Rawhide) and I have spent way too much time on the
> problem. I am hopeing that I am overlooking somthing simple and some
> one can help me.
> The problem:
> Samba no longer shows up the network browser for the win98 system
> an I get an error for the win2000 system when I start the browser
> (Computers near me) that says:
> Swenson is not accessable
> The list of servers is currently not available
> All computers are set up in the workgroup "Swenson"
> I have worked through the DIAGNOSIS.txt located at
> http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/DIAGNOSIS.html and everything
> works great till I get to test 8 and I run the following (from the
> Win2000 system) which gives and error.
> c:\>net view \\thidwick
> System Error 53 has occured.
> The nework path was not found.
> So I am told that I should fixup the nmbd installation but I have
> no idea how to do that. I really do not want to use some of the
> other proposed solutions that involves changeing the PC clients. I
> know that they are fine since they currently work with RH
> 6.2. setup.
> The smb.conf file is essentally the same betwee for the 6.2 and 7.1
> systems. I just uncommented a few lines in the distributed file
> and assigned the workgroup and restricted the list of computers
> that can get in. Any Suggestions?
You installed RH 7.1 in the standard way? You have used "medium
security" during the install? Then RH ships with a software fire wall
that blocks the ports needed for samba. Look for "ipchains" or
"iptables" some thing similar. Disable it or configure it not to
> -Charles Swenson-
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