[Samba] net view produces error 5
labradley at mindspring.com
Tue Apr 29 19:35:51 GMT 2008
Larry Alkoff wrote:
> I am debbuging my Kubuntu Linux to Windows XP Professional Service Pack
> 1 and 2 connection using Andrew Tridgell's excellent diagnosis.txt.
> The test fails on test 5 which should return a list of available shares
> from the server.
> From the XP command prompt:
> net view \\kinda
> System error 5 has occurred.
> Access is denied.
> I can't see why this error should be happening.
> Bother users have the same user name.
> The linux password is encrypted but I don't know about the WXP password.
Problem fixed. Please ignore.
I was trying to do net view \\kinda
as root. Changing to user fixed it.
Also it was Tridgell 8 not 5.
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