[Samba] Samba works only with ROOT & Samba Client can't access
Windows XP Shares
v-vi at trugschluss.org
Wed Jan 4 02:56:36 GMT 2006
Perhaps the problem is that samba doesn't know about the ordinary
At the command line on the samba server, you may add an account to
smbpasswd -a your_unix_account_name
You will be prompted for a password twice.
If that isn't the issue, then I would expect that problem is that
your ordinary user isn't a member of whatever group has permission to
access the share.
On Jan 3, 2006, at 4:47 PM, Nathaniel Dube wrote:
> I just started learning to use Samba. I just have the default
> shares it
> starts with. When I try to access them I can only use the ROOT
> account to do
> it. How can I use my normal account, that I have on the system, to
> access my
> shares from another networked computer?
> The other computer is running Windows XP and I setup shares on
> there as well.
> When I browse for host I can see it but it wont let me access any
> or even see
> a list of shares. I used the default settings for Windows shares
> on Windows
> XP. I realize this last part isn't related to Samba but I am
> trying to
> access those shares from a Samba client.
> Nathaniel Dube
> AvatarofVirgo at gmail.com
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