samba will not work for me... :/
jolt at nicholasofmyra.org
Tue Oct 30 06:58:03 GMT 2001
I'm using samba 2.2.2 on a FreeBSD 4.4 machine and it's working fine.
What version of Samba are you running? Did you install Samba from the
ports or download the source? Are you using encrypted passwords? Have
you added the user account to the smbpasswd file?
Unix Rookie wrote:
>I've had this problem since FreeBSD 4.3. This problem continues with my
>FreeBSD 4.4 machine.
>I can't connect from my Win98se and Win2kPro machines to my FreeBSD 4.4 Samba
>I've tried it all... but still no luck.
>I've run smbd and nmbd manually with the "-D" parameter. I can connect
>internally from my FreeBSD 4.4 box using "./smbclient //(hostname)/test"
>However, when I try to map "\\(hostname)\test" using Explorer... nothing
>I've also tried "net view \\(hostname)\test" under the dos prompt... but again
>I get nothing.
>When I run "testparm" everything seems to work out.
>I've followed the directions from both Sam's "Samaba Unleashed" and the O'Reily
>book... but to no avail.
>Can anyone please help me getting samba to work with my Win machines? This has
>become extremely frustrating.
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