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Old 10-19-2005, 12:39 AM   #1
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propmting for password.


i have installed samba-swat inn my linux read hat 9. from the SWAT gui, i shared

path=/root/myfolder
guest account= guest
read only=yes
guest ok =yes

browsable =yes





Then i go to my windows XP machine which is connected in the LAN.
samab server is visible in the windows xp. as soon as i click on the samba server i got a prompt for userid and password . i put my linux root user id and password. but it did not work !!

how do i enter into samba Now from XP ? its not opening though its visible from XP
 
Old 10-19-2005, 12:44 AM   #2
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i even made a new account by going to the SWAT gui "password" tab.

i used that id & pass in the windows XP machine. still , i could enter and see my linux shares.

do i need the samba server restart?
 
Old 10-19-2005, 12:51 AM   #3
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What you've got looks good so far ... but I believe that you must set up your smbpasswd? Samba tries to use the pass word on the local machine so if you're connecting from Windows XP to samba it will attempt to authenticate from its own local (to your linux machine) smbpasswd file.

This needs to be set up initially by root. smbpasswd -a <username> and you will be prompted for a password for the user. Root should also set its own password for samba as well... Remeber to read the man file for smbpasswd <man smbpasswd> Almost everything is there!

hope this helps

max

Last edited by maxque; 10-19-2005 at 12:53 AM.
 
Old 10-19-2005, 12:52 AM   #4
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Hi!

Try to find a line at smb.conf similar to this one:

; security = user

replace it with:

security = share

Also, make sure that your custom path looks like this:

[shared]
comment = My shares
path = /root/myfolder
public = yes
writable = no
force user = nobody
force group = nogroup


Don't forget to add a permission set to that folder so non-root users can read and execute as well. Something like:

chmod -R 755 /root/myfolder

The -R (recursive) means that all files inside that folder will have persmission set to 755 as well. If you need/want to learn more about Unix permissions, read this:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...81#post1878581

Also, make sure that Samba and Windows are on the same workgroup. My workgroup is called LIGHT, so at my smb.conf, I have:

workgroup = LIGHT

I think Windows defaults the Workgroup to "MSHHOME". Once you are done with all modifications, you need to restart samba as well:

/etc/init.d/samba restart

Regards!

Last edited by Mega Man X; 10-19-2005 at 12:55 AM.
 
Old 10-19-2005, 01:06 AM   #5
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hi, just a progress happened.

i went to the SWAT GUI "password" tab and add a new user.

this user basically the guest account of my linux machine apart from root.

my guest account to the linux machine and to the samab server is

uid: user
pass: something



after that, i went to my win xp machine . in the password prompt i entered "user" and "something" .....amazing. now , i see the shared folder !! but i again , i can NOT enter into the folders to see the files.

i am getting the error message when i click on the folder "\\linuxmachine\root\myfolder....folder not accessible....not have permission to use this network resource.....contact the administrator of thos server to find out if u have access permission ... no network provider accepted the given network path..."
 
Old 10-19-2005, 01:20 AM   #6
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i did not change the workgrop.
in SWAT seetings it was "MyGroup" by default. i did not chaange that. however in windows XP, i can see "MyGroup".

though i have "MSHOME" and "WOKGROUP" as two windows network in my LAN.

should i change "MyGroup" to "WORKGROUP" in the SWAT gui interface ?


is the above error(in my previous post) coming out becuase of this problem ?

what does that above error(in my previous post) means
 
Old 10-19-2005, 02:08 AM   #7
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my SWAT tool has developed this smb.conf file.
Code:
# Global parameters
[global]
	coding system = 
	client code page = 850
	code page directory = /usr/share/samba/codepages
	workgroup = WORKGROUP
	netbios name = 
	netbios aliases = 
	netbios scope = 
	server string = Samba Server
	interfaces = 
	bind interfaces only = No
	security = USER
	encrypt passwords = Yes
	update encrypted = No
	allow trusted domains = Yes
	hosts equiv = 
	min passwd length = 5
	map to guest = Never
	null passwords = No
	obey pam restrictions = Yes
	password server = 
	smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
	root directory = 
	pam password change = Yes
	passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
	passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n *passwd:*all*authentication*tokens*updated*successfully*
	passwd chat debug = No
	username map = 
	password level = 0
	username level = 0
	unix password sync = Yes
	restrict anonymous = No
	lanman auth = Yes
	use rhosts = No
	admin log = No
	log level = 0
	syslog = 1
	syslog only = No
	log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
	max log size = 0
	timestamp logs = Yes
	debug hires timestamp = No
	debug pid = No
	debug uid = No
	protocol = NT1
	large readwrite = Yes
	max protocol = NT1
	min protocol = CORE
	read bmpx = No
	read raw = Yes
	write raw = Yes
	nt smb support = Yes
	nt pipe support = Yes
	nt status support = Yes
	announce version = 4.9
	announce as = NT
	max mux = 50
	max xmit = 16644
	name resolve order = lmhosts host wins bcast
	max ttl = 259200
	max wins ttl = 518400
	min wins ttl = 21600
	time server = No
	unix extensions = No
	change notify timeout = 60
	deadtime = 0
	getwd cache = Yes
	keepalive = 300
	lpq cache time = 10
	max smbd processes = 0
	max disk size = 0
	max open files = 10000
	name cache timeout = 660
	read size = 16384
	socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
	stat cache size = 50
	use mmap = Yes
	total print jobs = 0
	load printers = Yes
	printcap name = /etc/printcap
	disable spoolss = No
	enumports command = 
	addprinter command = 
	deleteprinter command = 
	show add printer wizard = Yes
	os2 driver map = 
	strip dot = No
	mangling method = hash
	character set = 
	mangled stack = 50
	stat cache = Yes
	domain admin group = 
	domain guest group = 
	machine password timeout = 604800
	add user script = 
	delete user script = 
	logon script = 
	logon path = \\%N\%U\profile
	logon drive = 
	logon home = \\%N\%U
	domain logons = No
	os level = 20
	lm announce = Auto
	lm interval = 60
	preferred master = Auto
	local master = Yes
	domain master = Auto
	browse list = Yes
	enhanced browsing = Yes
	dns proxy = No
	wins proxy = No
	wins server = 
	wins support = No
	wins hook = 
	kernel oplocks = Yes
	lock spin count = 3
	lock spin time = 10
	oplock break wait time = 0
	add share command = 
	change share command = 
	delete share command = 
	config file = 
	preload = 
	lock dir = /var/cache/samba
	pid directory = /var/run/samba
	utmp directory = 
	wtmp directory = 
	utmp = No
	default service = 
	message command = 
	dfree command = 
	valid chars = 
	remote announce = 
	remote browse sync = 
	socket address = 0.0.0.0
	homedir map = auto.home
	time offset = 0
	NIS homedir = No
	source environment = 
	panic action = 
	hide local users = No
	host msdfs = No
	winbind uid = 
	winbind gid = 
	template homedir = /home/%D/%U
	template shell = /bin/false
	winbind separator = \
	winbind cache time = 15
	winbind enum users = Yes
	winbind enum groups = Yes
	winbind use default domain = No
	comment = 
	path = 
	alternate permissions = No
	username = 
	guest account = nobody
	invalid users = 
	valid users = 
	admin users = 
	read list = 
	write list = 
	printer admin = 
	force user = 
	force group = 
	read only = Yes
	create mask = 0744
	force create mode = 00
	security mask = 0777
	force security mode = 00
	directory mask = 0755
	force directory mode = 00
	directory security mask = 0777
	force directory security mode = 00
	force unknown acl user = 00
	inherit permissions = No
	inherit acls = No
	guest only = No
	guest ok = No
	only user = No
	hosts allow = 
	hosts deny = 
	status = Yes
	nt acl support = Yes
	profile acls = No
	block size = 1024
	max connections = 0
	min print space = 0
	strict allocate = No
	strict sync = No
	sync always = No
	write cache size = 0
	max print jobs = 1000
	printable = No
	postscript = No
	printing = cups
	print command = lpr -r -P%p %s
	lpq command = lpq -P%p
	lprm command = lprm -P%p %j
	lppause command = 
	lpresume command = 
	queuepause command = 
	queueresume command = 
	printer name = 
	use client driver = No
	default devmode = No
	printer driver = 
	printer driver file = /etc/samba/printers.def
	printer driver location = 
	default case = lower
	case sensitive = No
	preserve case = Yes
	short preserve case = Yes
	mangle case = No
	mangling char = ~
	hide dot files = Yes
	hide unreadable = No
	delete veto files = No
	veto files = 
	hide files = 
	veto oplock files = 
	map system = No
	map hidden = No
	map archive = Yes
	mangled names = Yes
	mangled map = 
	browseable = Yes
	blocking locks = Yes
	csc policy = manual
	fake oplocks = No
	locking = Yes
	oplocks = Yes
	level2 oplocks = Yes
	oplock contention limit = 2
	posix locking = Yes
	strict locking = No
	share modes = Yes
	copy = 
	include = 
	exec = 
	preexec close = No
	postexec = 
	root preexec = 
	root preexec close = No
	root postexec = 
	available = Yes
	volume = 
	fstype = NTFS
	set directory = No
	wide links = Yes
	follow symlinks = Yes
	dont descend = 
	magic script = 
	magic output = 
	delete readonly = No
	dos filemode = No
	dos filetimes = No
	dos filetime resolution = No
	fake directory create times = No
	vfs object = 
	vfs options = 
	msdfs root = No

[homes]
	comment = Home Directories
	valid users = %S
	read only = No
	create mask = 0664
	directory mask = 0775
	browseable = No

[printers]
	comment = All Printers
	path = /var/spool/samba
	printable = Yes
	browseable = No

[myshare]
	path = /root/myfolder
	guest account = guest
	write list = user
	read only = No
	guest ok = Yes


I can not see my share in win-xp. whats wrong ?

Last edited by Volcano; 10-19-2005 at 02:09 AM.
 
  


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