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Old 09-21-2001, 04:45 PM   #1
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Is there a way to connect a pc to linux through just a workgroup and not a domain?


Is it possible to get my Linux box to show up on a simple workgroup, instead of a domain? If so is it also possible to do it without samba? im using 2 pcs with windows xp and one linux box running the best linux. Any help would be great...thanks
 
Old 09-21-2001, 11:51 PM   #2
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You will need Samba to share with the Win boxen, but if you mean domain in the "Windows NT Domain" sense, no, I don't think you necessarily have to do that. You can configure Samba to be part of a workgroup.

There's a lot of information out there dealing with Samba configuration, and a lot of it conflicts with other info you might find. Here are a few links to get you going:

the Samba home page

The networking PETs atlinuxjunior.org

http://www.troubleshooters.com/tprom...910/199910.htm

The Samba NHF at linuxnebie.org.
 
  


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