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Old 11-08-2003, 07:16 PM   #1
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Accessing Samba through Windows


I recently installed samba successfully. I also installed LinNeighborhood which is what i use to browse my local network.

The problem is when i try to access the samba network from a different machine on the network using windows it gives me this error...

desert not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. contact administrator of server to find out if you have access permissions

the account is not authorized to log in from this station

how do i give this machine access?

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Old 11-09-2003, 04:19 PM   #2
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I cant even access samba from my windows boxes
 
Old 11-09-2003, 09:30 PM   #3
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First of all you have to setup a share in samba. Either modify the config file /etc/samba/smb.conf or use webmin or swat to create the share. Also add the windows to the hosts list in smb.conf.

[global]
hosts allow = rugrats

Once you have the share setup you should setup the users password:
smbpasswd -a [username] [password]

Then from the windows computer you will access the share using [username] [password].

I think thats about it. There really isn't much once you get samba up and running.
 
Old 11-09-2003, 09:47 PM   #4
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smb: \> ls
NT_STATUS_NETWORK_ACCESS_DENIED listing \*

0 blocks of size 0. 0 blocks available

Mybe my share doesn't work?
 
Old 11-09-2003, 09:48 PM   #5
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[root@scorpion root]# smbpasswd -a paul blah
Failed initialise SAM_ACCOUNT for user paul.
Failed to modify password entry for user paul

help?!
 
Old 11-10-2003, 01:50 AM   #6
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paste your smb.conf file please
 
Old 12-12-2003, 06:43 AM   #7
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Me Tooo!

I'm getting the same message, and I added a user name!
I'm also wondering why the Linux box doesn't show up under "Network Places" on XP. And if I try "net use f: \\MSHOME (domain) \windir (share name)" it can't locate it.
 
  


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