[Samba] Maybe not related to Samba - Shares don't show up on desktop

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Fri May 30 12:16:16 MDT 2014

On 30/05/14 19:10, Steve Campbell wrote:
> Now that most things seem to be functioning, I'm wondering about 
> something else.
> On a Netware system, when I view the Microsoft  Network, I see the 
> machines that are active on the network. I can open the servers and 
> see any shares on that server. I can then right-click on the share and 
> map to a network drive
> Currently on our pretend server, I can see the server but cannot open 
> it to see shares on that server. I therefore must know what I want to 
> map a drive to before I map it.
> Is there any setting that makes the shares show up under the server 
> similar to the way it does on Netware?
> I think I have all of the permissions set properly for the user on the 
> Windows machine to see the shares. I can map them without any 
> problems. I just can't see them to select them.
> I have to thank all of you for making this task of Samba AD so clear. 
> It's amazing how the light turns on after a few nudges from informed 
> folk.
> steve campbell
Unfortunately there is no network browsing with samba4, if you need 
this, you will need to set up a member server and store your shares 
there, this will be visible on the network. If you decide to go down 
this path, just ask and you will be pointed at the required info.


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