[Samba] Re: Can't browse network using nautilus

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Fri Oct 15 21:16:41 GMT 2004

I think it's a good idea to ask this question on a Nautilus list:


Steve Blackwell wrote:
> Hi,
> I'n using the nautilus file browser in a GNOME desktop environment on a  
> FC2 system.
> If I enter smb:/// in the location bar in nautilus I can see the  
> network but whenever I try to look at the shares on a computer I get a  
> message saying that I do not have permissions to view the contents.
> I looked in the archives and found a thread on a similar problem. This  
> thread mentioned that the gnome-vfs-extras rpm had been depreciated and  
> should be removed. This solved the problem for that person but didn't  
> work for me (I did have that rpm installed snd removed it). Here are  
> the rpms that I have installed:
> samba-common-3.0.7-2.FC2
> samba-client-3.0.7-2.FC2
> system-config-samba-1.2.15-0.fc2.1
> samba-3.0.7-2.FC2
> samba-swat-3.0.7-2.FC2
> nautilus-2.6.0-4
> gnome-vfs2-smb-2.6.0-8
> gnome-vfs2-2.6.0-8
> gnome-vfs2-devel-2.6.0-8
> In looking at an ethereal trace I see some NBNS messages folloed by 3  
> TCP messages and 2 SMB Netgotiate Protcol Request/Response, all of  
> which look OK.
> Then comes a "session setup andx request, NTLMSSP_NEGOTIATE" message.  
> In this message is a "Security Blob" section and part of this is  
> "Calling workstation domain". This is set to WORKGROUP which is wrong  
> for me and does not match what I have set in my smb.conf file. There is  
> also a "session setup andx request, NTLMSSP_AUTH message that has the  
> same problem. My user name and machine name are set correctly but the  
> domain is wrong.
> So it would appear that Nautilus is not reading my smb.conf file.
> Any pointers on how to proceed from here will be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Steve

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