[Samba] Samba and Network Neighborhood

Thomas Spuhler thomas at btspuhler.com
Sat Jan 31 18:30:48 GMT 2004

Hmmmm, I don't have a guest account, but I have browsable turned on for
some accounts.
You may turned it on for your guest account?

On Sat, 2004-01-31 at 02:14, Lionel Laratte wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.  Actually, I just read something about how the
> Samba server, browseable or not, will not show up in Network
> Neighborhood unless you have a "guest" account in the smbpasswd
> database.  So I added one and, sure enough, everything showed up.
> Thanks for the help anyway.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Spuhler [mailto:thomas at btspuhler.com] 
> Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 9:37 PM
> To: myth47 at comcast.net
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba and Network Neighborhood
> Can you please explain a little.
> What are you looking for in the network neighborhood? Windows boxes or
> samba shares? If you want to see samba shares you need to make them
> browseable.
> Tom
> On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 04:12, Lionel Laratte wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > I turned my Debian box into a file server on my home network.  What 
> > happened is now no boxen except the localhost shows up in Network 
> > Neighborhood on the Windows boxen.  All shares work fine and if I 
> > search for the Linux server, I find it.  Has anyone ever run into this
> > and resolved it?  Three days of Googling have left me with the same 
> > problem and a headache.  Thanks.

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