[Samba] XP Home and samba

Francis Galiegue fg at one2team.com
Fri Jan 18 07:50:45 GMT 2008

Le vendredi 18 janvier 2008, Yan Seiner a écrit :
> I built a small embedded samba server  based on Samba 3.0.26b.  I tested 
> it locally with XP Pro running in a vmware VM.
> All worked fine, so I shipped it.
> Turns out the person using it is running XP Home.  Here's her note:
> I have restarted the computer and waited ten minutes and still nothing.  
> All that comes up is the mshome under the Microsoft Windows Network.
> So it looks like all she's seeing in her network is her own mshome 
> workstation and not my samba server.
> Is there something particular about XP Home that I / she has to do to 
> get it to recognize another workgroup?
> Should I just talk her through changing her workgroup to mySambaWG?
> I've never had to deal with XP Home....

AFAIK, XP Home just cannot connect to an SMB domain...

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