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Re: Connecting to Win 2K with Samba



Stupid Question:
Since I make this mistake a lot. Is SMB started?

as root
/sbin/service smb start

Gerhardus

On Fri, 2002-12-06 at 03:46, Bob Parry wrote:
> I have a small home business network with one Win 2K one Win XP and 
> one Red Hat 8.0 machine.  The Linux box can connect and share the 
> printer on the XP machine.  However I can not connect to the Linux
> box from the Windows boxes.
> 
> The error I get is "Path not Found".  The Samba server appears in the
> Network Neighbour Hood but does not connect.
> 
> There is a Linksys DSL Router acting as DHCP server thing.  The names
> of the Windows boxes shows up on the DHCP list but the Linux box does
> not have a name.
> 
> If this is the problem I have not been able to find the file where the
> Linux machine name resides.  I have added it to /etc/hosts on both 
> Windows and Linux boxes.
> 
> My Global smb.conf file is included.
> 
> Any ideas on how to get the two to talk.
> 
> Thanks 
> 
> Bob Parry
> 
> # Global parameters
> [global]
> 	netbios name = Deneb
> 	server string = Samba %v %h
> 	Security = SHARE
> 	workgroup = CASA.MARTINEZ
> 	os level = 0
> #	force user = robpar
> 	encrypt passwords = Yes
> 	log file =/var/log/samba/log.%m
> 	max log size = 50
> 	socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> 	local master = No
> 	guest account = samba_guest
> 	hosts allow = 192.168.1.100,192.168.1.101,192,168.1.102
> 	create mode = 766
> 
> [Test]
> 	comment = Home directory on Linux box
> 	path = /home/Test
> 	valid users = bobp,robpar,PMartinez
> 	force create mode = 0600
> 	force directory mode = 0700
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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