[Samba] can't access samba share from xp
linuxpower at operamail.com
Mon Jul 7 23:12:19 GMT 2003
What's the netbios name of your Samba server?
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From: hemp4fuel <hemp4fuel at kc.rr.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2003 17:33:53 -0500
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: [Samba] can't access samba share from xp
> I am running slackware 9 and I have also updated samba to version 2.2.8a
> from the slackware security update. I can access my xp box with no
> problems from my linux box but I cannot access my linux box from my xp
> box. I have been on several forums and IRC channels and no one seems to
> have much insight into my problem, someone recommended trying to post my
> problem here.
> I have gotten at least 15 different sample smb.conf files and have tried
> using them all with my own info of course but to no avail. Every time I
> open the 'view workgroup computers' on my xp box I can see the 'Samba
> Server' but when I click on it it says I do not have permission to
> access. I have tried using both the 'security = user' and the 'security
> = share' options. With the user option I get the error immediately, no
> prompt for user/pass. With the share option I can get past the initial
> icon but when I go to access a directory listed I get the error. With
> the share option I have tried several different approaches; using the
> 'guest ok = yes' I don't get prompted for a user/pass. Without using
> that option I get a user/pass prompt but the user is grayed out and no
> matter what pass I try it denies access. Like I said I have tried many
> different set ups that have been reccomended and none work. Every time
> after I restart samba I do a 'testparm' and every time it gives on errors.
> I suspect the problem may be with the xp box but I really don't know.
> In the past I used RedHat and I had no problems using samba so I know it
> is possible with my setup. I tried to give as much info as I could here
> but if more clarification is needed by someone to diagnose my problem I
> will give it. Thanks.
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