[Samba] newbie needs direction
Anke & Max
ankemax at albanyis.com.au
Sat Feb 2 16:45:03 GMT 2002
I found Webmin to make all administering of our server much easier.
But I'll email a copy of my conf direct to your address when I go to work later today.
Ray Tayek asked Sunday, February 03, 2002 4:59 AM
> hi, i'm a programmer and have been fooling around with various versions of
> samba on redhat (6.2 and 7.2) and slackware i built the latest stable
> release, but no luck either. i currently have a vanilla installation of
> redhat 7.2 server installed with whatever samba came with it. the linux box
> and some win98se clients are on a local lan behind a linksys router in
> front of a cable modem.
> i have been trying the steps in Troubleshooting Techniques at
> http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/ and the how to at
> http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-HOWTO-Collection.html and a few
> others. all the tests in the Troubleshooting Techniques work until i get to
> smbclient //host/share -U user%password (which works if password encryption
> is turned on) or i get to net view or net use (they want passwords).
> currently trying:
> workgroup = MYGROUP
> guest ok = no
> read only = no
> and smbclient //host/usr works, but net view says: error 86 ... password is
> incorrect ...
> is there a script that i could run that would torture test the linux side
> of this so that i can know that one side works?
> how about a batch file on the windoze side?
> i have the same user with the same password on both boxen. do i need to
> make smbpasswords?
> do i need to fool around with lmhosts on the windoze side? does windows
> need entries on hosts?
> i just have some win98se clients and i want to be able to see some of the
> linux files from the network neighborhood. each user should be able to
> access his home and anybody should be able to write to /tmp.
> this seems pretty complicated and brain damaged (at least on the windoze
> side). do i need to buy a bunch of hefty tombs and become a network admin
> type in self defense? (if so, what are your top 3 book recommendation).
> ray tayek http://home.earthlink.net/~rtayek/
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