[Samba] Windows and Linux can't access Samba at the same time.
rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 10 10:36:30 MST 2014
On 10/02/14 16:42, Sebastian Arcus wrote:
> On 10/02/14 09:32, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> Hi, you might think that you are running a Ubuntu samba server, but
>> you are not, you are running a workgroup.
> Hmm - I'm not sure the above makes sense. He is running samba in
> server mode on the Ubuntu machine - so he is running a samba server.
> Unless you are trying to say something about Samba in DC mode, or even
> something else? Samba in workgroup mode is still a samba server.
So every windows machine that is part of a workgroup is also a server,
no, they are all clients, there are no servers in a workgroup.
>> This means that every user must have an account on every computer,
>> they do not have to have the same gid, just the same username &
>> There are also possible problems with the smb.conf on both machines,
>> at the end of the ubuntu one are these lines:
>> follow symlinks = yes
>> wide links = yes
>> unix extensions = no
>> These appear to be part of [Music] , only problem is that 'unix
>> extensions = no' should be part of [global].
>> The smb.conf on the raspberry pi needs to be basically the same as
>> the ubuntu one but without the shares.
> I'm not sure about that one either. The pi is acting as a samba
> client. It should be able to just connect to any Samba compliant
> server - even a Windows machine with file sharing enabled. Can't quite
> see it needing the same smb.conf as the server.
Well yes, I will give you this one, but the users on the pi will still
have to be users on any workgroup computer that they want to connect to.
> Another thing to check is that, if the Windows machines are Win 7 or
> Win 8, make sure you are not using home groups. That adds a whole new
> level of headaches.
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