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Old 09-15-2011, 02:23 PM   #1
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problem with linux n xp directory sharing! linux is the server

Hi, can anyone help please. When I logged on a regular user on the XP. it did let me access the Linux server. but when I try to open the directory that showed up on window, its telling me that I don't have access to the surfer.

what could be that problem? please help. thanks in advance.
Old 09-15-2011, 02:52 PM   #2
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Permissions on Linux server are probably maintained by Samba (SMB) server, which you might not have permissions to open/see the directory.

If so, you might want to look at:
- how-do-i-set-permissions-to-samba-shares
- Samba-AccessControls

I hope it helps


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