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Old 06-29-2003, 03:49 AM   #1
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Setting Up Samba


I have just done my first linux RH9 install. I have been looking around and found SAMBA which i need to use to make my W2K machine share files and printers with RH9.

What do i need to do to make the two computers talk?

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Old 06-29-2003, 08:05 AM   #3
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to setup samba, use this:


it offers an easier approach to enable sharing for your workgroup/domain. it's included in your RHL 9 installatin CDs.

to have RHL 9 browser your network, search for 'xsmbrowser'.

and you might end up with some problems with your firewall settings, so I suggest that you check this thread:

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ok i can see my 2k box but the linux box is not visible from the 2k box. What do i need to do?



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