[Samba] Windows XP sees fedora14/samba3 shares but not fedora20/samba4 shares

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 8 10:16:35 MDT 2015

On 08/03/15 16:12, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 8:42 PM, Al Schapira <a_schapira at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> A windows XP machine 'X' (the only one left in the LAN) sees all
>> fedora14/samba3 shares on f14 machine 'A' but cannot see fedora20/samba4
>> shares on machines 'B' or 'C'.
> Would the fastest, simplest, and above all *safest* solution to this
> be to get rid of the  XP host? Microsoft ended all support in April,
> 2014, There can be software access to proprietary data, or old
> permanent license on such a host, reasons to keep such a machine
> alive. But it's a basic security risk on your internal network.

Hi, whilst I agree that it would be best to remove any XP clients, this 
is not always possible.
You also seem to have missed the point that the OP has now fixed their 
problem :-)


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