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Old 02-18-2008, 10:03 AM   #1
chrisnlucky
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The account is not authorized to login from this station.


I have a redhat Linux server that I was given to use as storage space. I just started samba on it and I'm having problems connecting to a share on it from Windows XP. I want to share /opt/sermons with everyone and anyone. I don't want any passwords or anything. In XP I can see the samba server but when I click on it to see the shared folders I get the message: \\Fbc99 is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. The account is not authorized to login from this station.

here is my smb.conf file
[global]
workgroup = Workgroup
server string = Samba Server

[sermons]
comment = archive
path = /opt/sermons
read only = on
public = yes
browseable = yes
guest ok = yes

I don't know what users are on the linux box or if that matters.

How can I fix this?
 
Old 02-18-2008, 11:28 AM   #2
bigrigdriver
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Here are two links to some light reading on setting up Samba. For more, point your web browser at www.google.com/linux and search for 'samba setup'.
http://www.linuxhelp.net/guides/samba/
http://www.linuxhelp.net/guides/samba/
 
  


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