[Samba] Joining Domain?

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Mon Dec 18 20:06:40 GMT 2006

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On 12/18/2006 04:05 AM, Rick Bilonick escreveu:
> I'm using FC4 and can see many Windows shares but cannot connect to any
> of them. Some of them ask for a username and password some don't and
> just say I can't connnect. The main share I need access to and have
> permission to connect to never asks for my username and password (on a
> Windows box I can access this share). I have used konqueror to see the
> shares. I don't get anywhere with smbclient -L. In order to connect to
> Windows shares, do I have to have my Linux box join the domain? I've
> used Samba a long time ago at a different institution but I haven't
> gotten very far at this institution. I've tried using lineighborhood,
> smb4k, etc. but it hasn't helped. smbd and nmbd are running. Why is it
> so difficult to deal with Windows shares?

	It depends on your network configuration. Usually, you
need to join the domain to be able to authenticate yourself
against the Domain Server to get access to the shared resources.

> Rick

	Kind regards,

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Felipe Augusto van de Wiel <felipe at paranacidade.org.br>
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