[Samba] Re: I can see the Linux box, but not it's shares.

Jamie Risk jamie_risk at yahoo.ca
Mon Jan 13 16:19:00 GMT 2003

Examinitation of the log.nmbd file may have turned up something regarding
the lmhosts file. Sorry to clog bandwidth before I persued every option ( I
thought I had).
- Jamie

"Jamie Risk" <jamie_risk at yahoo.ca> wrote in message
news:avuo1b$suh$1 at main.gmane.org...
> Hello,
> From a W2000 command prompt, using the command "net view" I can see the
> of all the windows machines and the one Linux Box I've set up with Samba.
> Yet when I try "net view \\LINUXBOX" I get the no-soup-for-you message:
>   "System error 5 has occurred."
>   "Access is denied."
> I don't remember setting up any password files for this installation of
> Samba, and there was no previous installations. Either I missed it in the
> documentation or no samba password file is required for simple operation?
> The accounts on the linux and windows boxes I'm trying to establish
> connections between have the same username and password.
> I downloaded the 2.2.7a tar ball, compiled and installed with all the
> default parameters on a "Core" linux distribution without any trouble or
> wanring messages.
> Next to nothing is running on the Linux machine. At first login, my bash
> is in the mid 40's. AFAIK no firewall is in operation: though I'd be up
> confirming this.  Information about the basic setup of the Linux box is
> here: http://members.rogers.com/riskweb3/Linux/ibm_linux_box_info.html,
> only notable error is that the Linux Box uses a static IP address, outside
> the range of the DHCP server.
> I can post the log files if any wishes, and here is the smb.conf file:
> [global]
>         netbios name = LINUXBOX
>         workgroup = WORKGROUP
>         log level = 2
>         log file = /usr/local/samba/var/samba.log
>         server string = "IBM Box in the server room"
>         security = user
> [public]
>         path = /home/risk
>         browseable = yes
>         guest ok = yes
>         read only = no
> [risk]
>         path = /home/risk
>         browseable = yes
>         guest ok = yes
>         read only = no
> Help?
> - Jamie
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