[Samba] Fwd: Newbie question but an Easy one

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 13:38:22 MST 2012

Please send all questions to the list as well. I can not always answer
in a timely fashion.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Craig Ham <mrcham at wsa.net>
Date: Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Newbie question but an Easy one
To: John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>

So I've got Ubuntu and Samba server up and running.
I create a user in linux and on samba, both same username and password.
I get to a workstation and double click the server name, I enter the
samba username and password but fail to log in.
What am I missing?

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 12:51 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Our school needs to replace our Novell server.
> > We have a collection of XP Pro computers and a few XP Home, Win98, Win95
> > and Win2000 computers.
> > All we need is file sharing.
> >
> > Can Samba be setup so that all these computers can access a file share (F:\
> > or G:\)  and run the program on the client pc?
> >
> Yes of course.
> > What would be the minimum HW required for Samba server?
> This depends on what type of performance you need. You can run samba
> on 2W arm based cpus if you want.
> John

Mr. Craig Ham
Technology Coordinator
Westminster Schools of Augusta
3067 Wheeler Road
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 731-5260 x2314
Fax (706) 731-5274

John M. Drescher

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