[Samba] Networking problems - Fedora 3/samba/Win XP
lweldon at weldoncomputers.com
Sat Jan 1 17:27:56 GMT 2005
On Sat, 2005-01-01 at 13:16 +0000, nad 9084 wrote:
> After pulling out most of my hair, someone told me of this mailing list. He
> suggested you may be able to help. Rather than describing my problem again
> (it goes on for a while, sorry). Could one of you brain surgeons look at the
> following link and try and shed some light. Thanks in advance:
Just previewing, you probably can't ping the XP machine because SP2
firewall is on, try pinging from XP<-->XP
For Samba to authenticate XP you must have encrypt passwords ON
You also must enable smb password file and run smbpasswd -a username
You have the Guest account commented out.
It appears you should throw away that book and visit the samba website.
Additionally you can run samba swat to learn a lot with moderate
You need to make sure swat is installed.
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