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Old 02-17-2009, 08:43 AM   #16
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What happens if you go to Win Vista > start > network and several minutes for the samba share to appear?

If it appears and you click on it, does it give you a login prompt?

If you get the samba share login prompt, can you not just login with the uid/pw from the linux machine that is being shared?

Do you have identical accounts/passwords on both Vista and Linux/Samba?
When browse the network NUVNETNAS is the first thing to come up actually, so the server's responding pretty quickly. There is no login prompt for this particular share. However, when I was trying to set up a network share I got a similar error message. My samba account is not similar to my windows account though (user is nasuser :/). When I did have authentication, I had made sure to smbpasswd -a the nasuser.

TO REITERATE THOUGH:
This is just a bare public share and should work as a read-only share that does not require authentication. I am not prompted for a login when I access it but get the error after about 15/20 seconds :/.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 09:41 AM   #17
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Your original post seems to indicate that the link is trying to take you to a non-existant location "NAS_PUBLIC".
What happens if you create user "NAS_PUBLIC" so that there is a folder /home/NAS_PUBLIC to go to?
 
Old 02-17-2009, 10:32 AM   #18
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It definitely not the firewall. I can access Windows shares from THIS linux box, just not visa versa. I have a linux laptop that I can still access shares from my Vista/Windows 7 machine with no trouble, so it has to be something with this machine. Both Fedora and my Vista/Windows 7 firewalls are configured correctly.
Sorry I tend to Check things like this rather than assume my configuration is perfect.. It's not troubleshooting if you don't verify.

Just because you can go out through a firewall does not mean you can initiate a connection outside and come back through.

best of luck, I hope your assumptions are correct.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 10:46 AM   #19
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Do you have a Windows XP machine you can try? There are significant differences in networking configurations in Vista.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 11:40 AM   #20
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Do you have a Windows XP machine you can try? There are significant differences in networking configurations in Vista.
Unfortunately no all my machines are either running Vista or Windows 7 at this point in time.

P.S. Thanks for all the suggestions everyone's been sending btw.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 01:40 PM   #21
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Could be how windows is responding to auth requests..

3 - "Send NTLMv2 response only"
1 - "Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated"


Windows Registry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa "LmCompatibilityLevel"

if that value is set to 3, change it to a 1 and try to connect again.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 04:35 PM   #22
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Could be how windows is responding to auth requests..

3 - "Send NTLMv2 response only"
1 - "Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated"


Windows Registry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa "LmCompatibilityLevel"

if that value is set to 3, change it to a 1 and try to connect again.
Have already done that :/ and as I mentioned prior I have a linux-laptop with shares that I can access without issue. I'm 99.9% certain this is a fedora/samba issue at this point. Is there any windows logs I could access that could help me figure out what error specifically caused this issue? The event viewer doesn't seem to log this issue :/.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 04:52 PM   #23
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I'd take a punt on an SELinux issue. Try disabling it temporarily with "setenforce =0" and see if it works. If that fixes the problem, read
Quote:
# SELINUX NOTES:
#
# If you want to use the useradd/groupadd family of binaries please run:
# setsebool -P samba_domain_controller on
#
# If you want to share home directories via samba please run:
# setsebool -P samba_enable_home_dirs on
#
# If you create a new directory you want to share you should mark it as
# "samba-share_t" so that selinux will let you write into it.
# Make sure not to do that on system directories as they may already have
# been marked with othe SELinux labels.
#
# Use ls -ldZ /path to see which context a directory has
#
# Set labels only on directories you created!
# To set a label use the following: chcon -t samba_share_t /path
#
# If you need to share a system created directory you can use one of the
# following (read-only/read-write):
# setsebool -P samba_export_all_ro on
# or
# setsebool -P samba_export_all_rw on
#
# If you want to run scripts (preexec/root prexec/print command/...) please
# put them into the /var/lib/samba/scripts directory so that smbd will be
# allowed to run them.
# Make sure you COPY them and not MOVE them so that the right SELinux context
# is applied, to check all is ok use restorecon -R -v /var/lib/samba/scripts
#
#--------------
follow the instructions and re-enable SELinux with "etenforce 1". These are CentOS5 instructions, but should be good for F10

As for logs, check /var/log/audit/audit.log
 
Old 02-17-2009, 06:50 PM   #24
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In global I have
guest ok = yes

I'm not sure if this would make a difference.

as a stanza, I have

[Samba]
comment = Samba Test Share
path = /tmp/Samba/
browsable = yes
writable = yes
guest ok = yes

I noticed my "guest ok = yes" is different than your "guest only = yes".

If you're worried about SElinux, you could just set it to permissive with the command
# setenforce permissive

Otherwise, there are 4 directives associated with samba.

allow_smb_anon_write
samba_enable_home_dirs
samba_share_nfs
use_samba_home_dirs

I would just disable SElinux for now to remove that as a variable. But you can always setseboot -P <name> 1

Try connecting to your server with ip address instead of hostname. Also, try to create and share a directory in /tmp instead of /home.

Last edited by Hypnoz; 02-17-2009 at 06:52 PM.
 
Old 02-23-2009, 07:46 AM   #25
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Any luck?
What was the solution?
 
Old 02-23-2009, 08:45 AM   #26
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Sorry about the late update (just got around to trying SELinux stuff today. All of the issues I was running into were due to SELinux Policies that weren't checked off. Also I needed to set the guest user on the system to nasuser which had ownership permissions on the files). Thanks for the help everyone!

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Any luck?
What was the solution?
 
  


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