[Samba] Initial Samba setup

daniel.jarboe at custserv.com daniel.jarboe at custserv.com
Thu Jan 23 12:51:00 GMT 2003

Also, have you gone through DIAGNOSIS.txt in docs/textdocs ?
If the other suggestions don't work, then running through this might
help further narrow where your problem is.

~ Daniel

Brian wrote:
> You might also post your smb.conf file to aid people in assisting you.
> I like the shutting down the firewall idea. That could be it.
> One other idea I have without seeing the smb.conf is to make 
> sure that 
> the IP address of the machine giving you that error is among those 
> allowed in smb.conf.  If your smb.conf restricts access to a 
> certain IP 
> range, then if this machine is not in that range it would be denied 
> access in the way you describe.
> Steve wrote:
> >My WinXP pro box is seeing the Samba server but I get the following
> >error when try to access the server.
> >
> >\\Linux is not accessible.  Might not have permission to use this
> >network resource.  Contact the administrator to find out if you have
> >access permission.s
> >
> >The network path was not found.
> >
> >I have done a testparm on the smb.conf and all is OK.  I do 
> have a unix,
> >samba and a windows user/password that are identical.  I can do a
> >smbclient on the xp box and see the shares at that end.
> >
> >I currently have the following shares setup on Linux box.
> >
> >Share Name	Path			Security
> >
> >homes 		All Home Directories	Read/write to 
> all known users
> >printers 	All Printers		Printable to everyone
> >public 		/home/samba/public	Read/write to everyone
> >Steve 		/home/steve		Read/write to 
> all known users
> >
> >Being new to Linux let alone Samba I hope I've over looked something
> >really simple!
> >
> >Help me please!
> >
> >Steve
> >
> >  
> >


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