FW: [Samba] Accessing Samba share with Win2k
janycewynter at cnwl.igs.net
Mon Jul 1 05:35:03 GMT 2002
That's not the problem.
The same usernames & passwords have been created everywhere. SEEING the shares
isn't the problem. The problem is that files written to the public share should
be written as the user smbuser:smb, just like on the Win98 and WinME computers
(and not as user Janyce).
On July 2, 2002 2:56 AM, Neil Muller [SMTP:neil at neologix.net] wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-06-30 at 15:16, Janyce Wynter wrote:
> > I'll keep that under consideration (I'm a bit rusty at rpm's). But given
> > way the file ownership seems to be working, I think it's more of a Win2k
> > configuration issue. I think I need to tell my Win2K machine (blackhawk)
> > that
> > Janyce is a member of the smb group on the samba server baldeagle. (And I
> > don't
> > know how to do that.)
> You need to add your user to the smbpasswd file
> eg. smbpasswd -a <username>
> If the username and password are the same as the user on your w2k
> machine and both machines are in the same workgroup and you have
> encrypted passwords enabled in smb.conf then you should be able to see
> your samba shares from w2k. See
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection.html (or pdf
> if you prefer).
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