[Samba] Trouble with getting Samba to connect

Rob Syms symsr2003 at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Oct 14 18:04:55 GMT 2007


I am new the Samba...................

I would like to connect my Linux box (Powerc) to my windows box (MEGAN).

Here is my smbclient

root at Powerc:~# smbclient -L localhost -U%
Domain=[SYMS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.22]

        Sharename       Type      Comment
        ---------       ----      -------
        ADMIN$          IPC       IPC Service (Powerc server (Samba, Ubuntu))
        IPC$            IPC       IPC Service (Powerc server (Samba, Ubuntu))
        symsr1          Disk      
        print$          Disk      Printer Drivers
        FS-1000+        Printer   Laserjet
Domain=[SYMS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.22]

        Server               Comment
        ---------            -------
        POWERC               Powerc server (Samba, Ubuntu)

        Workgroup            Master
        ---------            -------
        SYMS                 POWERC
root at Powerc:~# 

I have nmbd and smbd running

root at Powerc:~# testparm /etc/samba/smb.conf
Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[print$]"
Processing section "[symsr1]"
Loaded services file OK.
WARNING: passdb expand explicit = yes is deprecated
Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions

        workgroup = SYMS
        server string = %h server (Samba, Ubuntu)
        obey pam restrictions = Yes
        passdb backend = tdbsam
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *password\supdated\ssuccessfully* .
        syslog = 0
        log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
        max log size = 1000
        dns proxy = No
        preload = symsr1
        panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
        path = /home/symsr1
        invalid users = root

        comment = All Printers
        path = /tmp
        create mask = 0700
        printable = Yes
        browseable = No

        comment = Printer Drivers
        path = /var/lib/samba/printers

        read only = No
        guest ok = Yes
root at Powerc:~# 

But the problem is the don't see each other in Window XP I try and map M:\\Powerc\home to no avail. 

Please help me..............


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