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I have file sharing setup using Samba between two identical Red Hat Linux 9 Servers. I am able to ping the other server, but I don't know how to access the files on the other server. I am thinking of something like Windows Network Neighborhood or Windows Explorer. How do I see the other server's files from the bash shell? All I am trying to do is access the Web Logic 8.1 binary install that resides on a different server. What approach should I take?
In your Samba configuration file, you can specify a name using the netbios name option. It must be inserted under the Global share.
workgroup = TUX-NET
netbios name = Linux
If this option is not set, the default is to use the hostname of the computer. To find out the hostname, at the command line, type: hostname
In order for Samba to work correctly, you need to allow traffic on ports 137, 138 and 139 -- These are netbios ports.
In RedHat, your iptables configuration files is located at /etc/sysconfig/iptables.
To view your iptables rules, at the command line, type: iptables -vL