[Samba] Question on Accessing Samba Shares from a Windows XP Pro box...

Barry deFreese bdefreese at cox.net
Thu Aug 15 13:23:00 GMT 2002


A couple of easy questions first.

Did you create a user using smbpasswd on the RedHat box?

If so, are you using the /USER:xxxx in your net use command, or are you 
trying to do it from the GUI?

Barry deFreese

On Thursday 15 August 2002 02:08 pm, Technology Listserves wrote:
> Howdy.
> I created a Linux File Server (Redhat 7.3, w/ Samba 2.2.3) and some file
> shares for my documents. I can ping the server from my Windows XP pro box
> and vice versa, I know Samba is running and have the "encrypted passwords"
> option in Samba turned on.
> On the XP machine, I can see the linux file server, but cannot access any
> of the shares. It tells me I don't have permission (or some goofy thing
> like this).
> Does anyone know of some "common" stumbling points I may be experiencing
> here? Any advice would be appreciated.
> -Steve

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