LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-07-2013, 08:08 AM   #1
talk1234
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2013
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Connection timeout errors while accessing files through samba from linux to windows


Dear All,
I have installed samba on RHEL linux 6.2 system and trying to access windows folder through samba server from this machine. I have used this command to mount windows folder. I have replaced actual values with dummy values.

==================================
mount -t cifs //x.x.x.x/winfolder /linux/folder/ -o username=user,password=password,domain=DOM
==================================

I receive this error when I run above command.

mount error(110): Connection timed out
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

I can see the Samba server is installed correctly I can see smb service and inetxtd service running.

I think it could be some firewall issue. Please let me know what could be causing this.

Thanks a lot for your help
 
Old 06-14-2013, 02:00 AM   #2
shm0
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2012
Location: Bahrain
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 58

Rep: Reputation: 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by talk1234 View Post
I think it could be some firewall issue. Please let me know what could be causing this.
Could be, check this earlier post.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Samba connection timeout Dalbir Singh Linux - Server 2 09-03-2010 07:50 AM
connection timeout errors prashanlk Linux - Networking 0 11-30-2007 07:35 AM
samba - accessing windows share in linux mikeotieno Linux - Software 7 07-28-2006 06:12 AM
accessing windows files from linux csmunuku Linux - Newbie 0 08-28-2003 10:22 PM
Accessing Linux from Windows thru Samba Server jeys Linux - Software 1 01-17-2003 03:43 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:55 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration