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I have be trying to get my samba shares to be seen by windows, here below is my smb.conf. I am using swat to configure this. My samba shares do not show up on my windows machines. I have tried several combinations of configuration but do not know what else to do. Please could someone help?
# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from 127.0.0.1 (127.0.0.1)
# Date: 2007/06/22 22:35:48
The reason that the shares don't show up is usually because the firewall is blocking the necessary ports. Browsing SMB/CIFS shares requires that you open up a lot of your firewall, which is why it's usually disabled. For example:
So I tried all of this, when I did net view on the windows box I got : System error 53 has occurred, the network was not found,
I am using windows home edition version 2002 sp2. I removed the no on available, I still have no shares?
Sharename Type Comment
--------- ---- -------
tmp Disk adrians tmp
music_store Disk Geko4
geko10 Disk Michaels pc
IPC$ IPC IPC Service (Samba 3.0.22)
ADMIN$ IPC IPC Service (Samba 3.0.22)
tp0 Printer Canon_PIXMA_iP3000
Domain=[HANG10] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.22]
GEKO4 Samba 3.0.22