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

Barry deFreese bdefreese at cox.net
Thu Aug 15 13:27:01 GMT 2002


Another thing that I forgot to add.  I think RedHat turns on ipchains by 
default so you need to make sure that you are allowing ports 137 through 139 
inbound to that machine.

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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