[Samba] Problems accessing Linux Shares

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Dec 29 07:39:52 GMT 2003


Samba-2.2.x does not support the "Digitally Sign'n'Seal" settings in Win2K
and XP.

Your choices are:

a) Use Samba-2.2.x and use the registry patch to turn off signing


b) Update to samba-3.0.x

- John T.

On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Craig White wrote:

> On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 17:31, Ferindo Middleton Jr wrote:
> > I use Redhat Linux 9, SWAT version 2.2.7a-8.9.0 , and Samba version
> > 2.2.7a-8.9.0. I have one Windows 2000 and one XP system that use the
> > linuxbox as a filserver. There are various access problems with the
> > Windows machines getting access to the Samba shares.
> >
> > The Windows2000 machine accesses the Linux shares fine (requiring
> > authentication for each share and giving access rights based on the
> > local acces rights of the user/password combination provided from the
> > windows machine to access the linux share)....
> >
> > However, when at the Windows XP machine, the WindowsXP system can
> > 'see' the host and it's shares on the network (my LAN) but when I
> > double-click on the share, I get a Windows error message saying it
> > cannot 'find the path' to the network share...
> >
> > Why is this happening?
> >
> ----
> I never use 'security = share' so I won't guess but my thinking is that
> somewhere in /var/log/samba is a log file (log.workstation or
> log.ipaddress) that will provide a very good clue.
> Craig

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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