[Samba] samba win2k network path not found error 53

shamu90 muhammad.shakeel at ca-me.com
Sun Dec 22 11:43:51 GMT 2002

Hi Bob,

Yes both machines can ping each through IP and machine name.

smb.conf is pasted belew:

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from (
# Date: 2000/11/10 16:31:31

# Global parameters
	workgroup = RIY
	netbios name = came-sun
	netbios aliases = SUN  Administrator
	server string = solaris 8
	interfaces =
	security = SERVER
	encrypt passwords = Yes
	log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
	max log size = 50
	name resolve order = wins bcast lmhosts host
	os level = 0
	local master = No
	wins server =
	lock dir = /var/lock
	hosts allow = 192.168.0.

	comment = Home Directories
	read only = No
	create mask = 0750
	browseable = No

	comment = All Printers
	path = /var/spool/samba
	print ok = Yes
	browseable = No

	comment = Public For All
	path = /home/public
	read only = No
	guest only = Yes
	guest ok = Yes

Muhammad Shakeel
Technical Consultant Storage
Computer Associates Middle East
muhammad.shakeel at ca-me.com
Ph: +966-1-460-0001 Ext 223
Fax: +966-1-460-0011

-----Original Message-----
From: Owens, Bob [mailto:bowens at navtech.com]
Sent: Sunday, December 22, 2002 2:26 AM
To: 'muhammad.shakeel at ca-me.com'; samba at samba.org
Subject: RE: [Samba] samba win2k network path not found error 53


Can you ping with the IP address?
Can you ping with the IP sunmachine?
Your conf did not come right, or i am not get it.  If you could paste it in.

-----Original Message-----
From: shamu90 [mailto:muhammad.shakeel at ca-me.com]
Sent: Saturday, December 21, 2002 12:40 PM
To: samba at samba.org
Subject: [Samba] samba win2k network path not found error 53

Hi all,

i installed the samba 2.2.2 for solaris 8 on SPARC server and trying to
connect it throught win2k machine but when i use the following command:

net use \\sunmachine

i get the following error message

system error 53 has occured

The network was path not found

sunmachine name is also entered in the lmhosts file.

I really appreciate the quick reply.

My smb.conf is attached


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