[Samba] Mounting an NT share on Linux Server

Tom Ansley tansley at law.du.edu
Fri May 31 16:55:03 GMT 2002

I forgot to add the error message for the problem.....sorry

I get wins-srv-died(): WINS server appears to be down.
Connection to Fac-Staff failed

But, as I mentioned before, I can connect fine from my workstation.


Tom Ansley

On Friday 31 May 2002 05:13 pm, Tom Ansley wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to connect to a share on an NT server from a Redhat Linux 7.2
> server with the following command:
> smbmount //Fac-Staff/tansley$ /home/tomansley/law_share -o
> username=LAW\\tansley,password=realpassword
> The same command works from my linux workstation!!!
> Anybody got any clue as to what might be holding me up?  I was thinking
> maybe my firewall but am not sure.
> Any help most appreciated
> Cheers
> Tom Ansley

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