[Samba] Windows 7 and Samba

Geoffrey Myers lists at serioustechnology.com
Tue Sep 17 10:57:56 MDT 2013

On Sep 17, 2013, at 12:32 PM, Marc Muehlfeld <samba at marc-muehlfeld.de> wrote:

> Hello Geoffrey,
> Am 17.09.2013 17:45, schrieb Geoffrey Myers:
>> After researching win7 and samba issues we upgraded to 3.5.22.
>> We still can not connect to shares on the RHEL 5.9 box.
>> Odd thing is, when attempting to connect we never see anything in the logs, which makes me think its a networking issue. We've turned off the firewall on the win 7 box, but still nothing. We can ping the RHEL server from the Win 7 box.
>> Any insights or suggestions would be appreciated.
> - Can other clients connect to the server?

Other clients connect fine.  Although this is the only win 7 client. The others are win xp. 
> - Is this a NT4 domain or just a standalone server?

Standalone server. 

> - Is the machine joined, if it's a domain member?

The machine is configure just as the other clients that can connect. 

> - Any registry changes done on W7? See http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Registry_changes_for_NT4-style_domains for what is neccessary and what you should avoid.
> - Is there a firewall on the RHEL box or between the server and the client?


> - Does Samba listen on all ports it should? See http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_port_usage#Port_usage_when_Samba_runs_as_NT4-domain
> - Is Samba listening on the right interfaces? (maybe it's just listening on localhost and not on your NIC or not on the right NIC if you have more than one).

Surely the other clients would not be able to connect if this was the case?

> Regards,
> Marc

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