[Samba] Samba newbie question

Torsten Geile zuhause at tippex.net
Wed Jun 28 14:25:45 GMT 2006

Erik Hertzel schrieb:
> All,
> I am setting up a SAMBA server on a Redhat 8 Linux box.  I have gotten 
> it set up and can ping the server and do have SAMBA installed on the 
> machine.  I have gotten SWAT set up and can access the SAMBA server on 
> a Windows PC on the network going through SWAT.  But, I can't see the 
> SAMBA server yet in my Network Places.  I have set up the smb.conf 
> file and changed the workgroup to the right name and have set the 
> hostname for the SAMBA server.  I just can't see it.  I have disabled 
> the iptables and still can't see it.
> Then, once I get that far, I am having problems getting the shares 
> setup.  I just need one share for a new hard drive that I set up (the 
> server has two hard drives, the 10 GIG is for the LINUX redhat 
> installations, etc...) and the 80 GIG (hdb) is for my SAMBA file 
> server.  How do I set the share up with the hdb so I can see it and 
> copy files to it from a Windows box on the same workgroup?

Please post your smb.conf to see, what you have configured already.


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