[Samba] Command tests work but can't browse the network [REVISED]
jonrysh at pacbell.net
Tue Mar 8 10:11:57 GMT 2005
I am a Samba newbie who has just set up a Samba server running under
Fedora Core 3 and a client running under Win 98. Any attempt to see the
network from "Network Neighborhood" or from "Windows Explorer" fails
with the error box:
Unable to browse the network
The network is not accessible
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Also, when I log in, I get the message:
No domain server was available to validate your password. You
may not be able to gain access to some network resources.
Something isn't running on the server. What is it?
I have run all the tests in the HOWTO section:
up to and including the last two:
C:\WINDOWS>net use x: \\claremont\TMP
on the client, which does, in fact make the device x: on my client
equivalent to /tmp on my server, and
$ nmblookup -M MYGROUP
querying MYGROUP on 192.168.255.255
on the server, which looks OK.
Nevertheless (to repeat) attempts to browse the network from "Network
Neighborhood" or from "Windows Explorer" all fail.
What's going on?
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