[Samba] \\<server>\<share> is not accessible. The network path was not found.

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Mar 31 20:25:02 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 19:45 +0100, Steve A wrote:
> I am running Samba 3.0.21b-2 on Fedora Core 5.
> I created a new Unix user called sa using useradd -G users -m sa, and added
> the smbuser using smbpasswd -a sa (and set the same password just in case).
> The password is also the same as my Windows password.
> When I try to access the shares on Samba from my XP-SP2 machine, I get the
> following error:
> "\\<server>\<share> is not accessible. You might nor have permission to use
> this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out
> if you have access permissions.  The network path was not found."
> Either Yes/No to the "encrypted passwords = " option, and also specifying
> the location of the Samba password file with the "smb passwd file = "
> option, makes no difference.
> The same configuration works on a seperate XP/Gentoo box.  Can anyone help
> please?


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