[Samba] Port forwarding to access shared drive

Hactar eben at gate.net
Fri Feb 1 11:57:05 GMT 2002

I want to allow a remote user access to my files and his files at the same
time.  He runs Windows 2000, and I run Linux with Samba.  He can use PuTTY
(or any other SSH client) to SSH to my machine.  I've used a remote ->
local SSH session before to allow a remote user access, but that time, the
user had smbclient, which is more versatile than Windows.

So far, I have PuTTY doing Connection -> SSH -> Tunnels, "Local ports"
etc., port R1039 -> <test machine>:139.  When I log in from there to my
Linux box, I can see

1/0 eben at pc.ttyp2:~ > netstat -A inet -a
tcp        0      0 localhost:1039          *:*                     LISTEN

But when I do

2/0 eben at pc.ttyp2:~ > smbclient -L micron -I localhost -U 'hoyt dow' -p 1039
INFO: Debug class all level = 2   (pid 31554 from pid 31554)
added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
session request to MICRON failed (Called name not present)
session request to *SMBSERVER failed (Called name not present)

('hoyt dow' is the username on the test box, a W98 machine named 'micron')

What am I forgetting?  Thanks.

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