[Samba] Samba newbie question

Erik Hertzel ehertzel at airlanco.com
Wed Jun 28 14:49:36 GMT 2006

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from (
# Date: 2006/06/21 15:11:08

# Global parameters
        workgroup = MYWORKGROUP
        netbios name = CYBORG
        server string = Cyborg File Server
        security = SHARE
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n 
        log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
        max log size = 0
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
        dns proxy = No
        hosts allow = 192.168.1. 192.168.0.
        printing = lprng

        comment = Home Directories
        valid users = %S
        read only = No

Torsten Geile wrote:
> 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.
> Torsten

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