[Samba] WinXP. Samba and Router connection problem

Tao Huang smb_ht at yahoo.com
Sat May 17 17:15:47 GMT 2003

I think you may meet the same problem as I met before.
 Make sure the username/password of XP, Linux, Samba
are same.

--- Gary Baranzini <conanjb at attbi.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have samba-2.2.8 installed on Slackware 9.0.  I'm
> able to use 
> smbclient from this linux machine to access all the
> services defined in 
> smb.conf.
> I installed the WinXP_SignOrSeal.reg patch to my
> WinXP Pro machine.
> When I attempt to access samba services from the
> WinXP PC, it fails: 
> c:> net use L: \\MYLINUX\tmp
> System error 53 has occurred.
> The network path was not found.
> I have both the WinXP Pro machine and the Linux
> machine connected to a 
> LinkSys Router, which is connected to a cable modem.
> Does the router require any special forwarding
> configurations for

I don't think you need to configure the router for
Samba. I have a wireless router and it works fine with
Win2K and Redhat.

> Do I need to do anything special because the router
> is between the two 
> machines?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> gary
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