[Samba] Samba and *groan* Windows XP Home problems!
Joel at HammersHome.com
Tue Aug 6 15:06:03 GMT 2002
Have you tried using guest ok = yes in the share and
guest account = ftp in global?
On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 04:02:25PM +0100, Andy - SMB wrote:
> This has probably been covered before but after 4 hours of searching I'm
> nearly at the point of throwing my XP machine out of the window!!
> I have set up Samba (v 2.2.5) on my Red Hat 7.1 box. From the Red Hat box I
> can see all the other computers on the network (other Linux machines, Win2k,
> Windows ME and my Windows XP box), and get access to the shared drives on
> them. The linux box can also use the printers attached to the XP box.....
> My problem is that I can't get the XP box to connect to my Red Hat machine.
> It can see the machine on the network, it can even see the share, but when I
> try to access it, I get a username/password prompt. No matter what Username
> and password I use nothing seems to work.
> I have done the "requiresignorseal" registry thing. Below is my smb.conf....
> I also can't connect from Windows ME, but this isn't so important! BTW Win2K
> is fine!!
> Please help... before I loose all my hair and have to replace my office
> window :)
> # Samba config file created using SWAT
> # from voyager (127.0.0.1)
> # Date: 2002/08/06 15:08:45
> # Global parameters
> workgroup = HOME
> server string = Samba Server
> encrypt passwords = Yes
> map to guest = Bad User
> null passwords = Yes
> log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
> max log size = 50
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> domain logons = Yes
> preferred master = True
> domain master = True
> dns proxy = No
> comment = All Printers
> path = /var/spool/samba
> printable = Yes
> browseable = No
> path = /home/andyw
> username = andyw
> guest account =
> admin users = andyw
> Andy Williams
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