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Old 09-02-2012, 11:58 AM   #1
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Cannot access win 7 shares from debian wheezy with samba?

The samba is configured for share in debian wheezy with windows 7, the linux share /home/share is accessible from the windows 7, but cannot access the windows 7 share drive d from the debian wheezy , I could see the Windows 7 machine on the network, selecting the Win7 machine, it asks for user credential, I put the user credential of a user account created on the Win7 machine but cannot login and again window poping up.
I added the linux user and as well the windows user as linux user to the samba with the smbpasswd, this is the smb.conf:
workgroup = HOME
security = share
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
max log size = 1000
dns proxy = No
unix charset = UTF-8

interfaces = eth1 lo
bind interfaces only = Yes


path = /home/share
writable = yes
guest ok = yes
guest only = yes
create mode = 0777
directory mode = 0777
share modes = yes

Last edited by shams; 09-02-2012 at 12:11 PM.
Old 09-03-2012, 08:41 AM   #2
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Your problem is in Win 7, not your samba server. Samba server is working, by your own post. Try googling 'Win 7 won't share with linux' that will turn up all kinds of issues with Win 7.
Old 09-03-2012, 12:50 PM   #3
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There was a bug in the W7 essencials and outlook if you have installed these they were preventing samba connections for some reason. I had to removed them after running in similar problem.
But you can google it your problem might be caused by something else.

Good luck to you


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