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Old 06-08-2005, 01:17 PM   #1
FiveFlat
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W2K cannot view samba share but can view NT


I cannot view my samba server from my windows 2000 machine. I can view another windows NT 4.0.

The NT 4.0 can see the samba share and the W2K machine.

If I run nbtstat on the W2K machine I get an error:
"Failed to access NBT driver: error code unknown"

So netbios over tcp/ip is not enabled and I cannot seem to enable it via network connections properties. The fact that I can however see the NT4.0 machine makes me not worry too much about this.
Anyone have any ideas? Here is my smb.conf:

Code:
[global]
workgroup = fiveflat
browseable = yes
security = user
encrypt passwords = yes
smbpasswd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
read raw = no
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
os level = 64

[backups]
path = /home/fiveflat/backups
public = yes
guest ok = yes
writeable = yes
browseable = yes
 
Old 06-09-2005, 07:43 AM   #2
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Last edited by lord-fu; 06-09-2005 at 07:45 AM.
 
Old 06-10-2005, 01:38 PM   #3
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Problem appears to be your Win2k box

I am also a linux newbie (for about 2 years now!) but a windows oldie (not by choice!).

Anyway, check to make sure that your NIC card drivers are loading properly on the 2k box.
Easiest way is via Control Panel/Admin tools/Computer Management/Device Manager. Use view menu to show hidden devices. Non Plug & Play devices/Netbios over TCPIP. Is startup type = system. Is Device Usage = .. enabled?
Also check to see if AFD Networking Support is running (I am running on an XP box, so this might not be required.

It used to be in NT that you could en/dis-able bindings for services and devices like Netbios in the TCPIP Properties/bindings tab/Adapter. Now I don't know where you can check that in 2k (something I miss!).

Also check that the following services are running using Control Panel/AdminTools/Computer Mangement/Services:
Workstation, Computer Browser, Remote Procedure Call (RPC), Net Logon?

Also look at your Event Viewer/System log (in the same computer management/system tools/event viewer/system), that might provide more info on what is failing and where.

That all I can think of to look at. Can't recall off the top of my head what might be wrong and how to fix, although I do think updating the drivers sometimes helped and sometimes did not. Also, is your adapter set to Full Duplex (Status/Properties/General/Configure)?

 
Old 06-10-2005, 02:54 PM   #4
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wrong area... <eom>

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Last edited by linlu; 06-10-2005 at 03:14 PM.
 
  


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