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Old 10-27-2004, 11:08 AM   #1
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Location: Haiti, Port-au-Prince
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Angry Promblem with the smb.conf file

Hey Every one,
I am using Suse 9.0 on a peer-to-peer computer network.
I had a install and configure Samba 3.0.7 to communicate with the windows and mac computers. I can access other computers on that network but others can't
see me.
I would like to have some help about this problem.
PS I have posted here below a copy of the smb.conf file :

workgroup = MAF_Haiti
printing = cups
printcap name = cups
printcap cache time = 750
cups options = raw
printer admin = @ntadmin, root, administrator
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
map to guest = Bad User
include = /etc/samba/dhcp.conf
logon path = \\%L\profiles\.msprofile
logon home = \\%L\%U\.9xprofile
logon drive = P:
comment = Home Directories
valid users = %S
browseable =Yes
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
comment = Network Profiles Service
path = %H
read only = No
store dos attributes = Yes
create mask = 0600
directory mask = 0700
comment = All users
path = /home
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
veto files = /aquota.user/groups/shares/
comment = All groups
UW PICO(tm) 4.6 File: smb.conf Modified

read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
veto files = /aquota.user/groups/shares/
comment = All groups
path = /home/groups
read only = No
inherit acls = Yes
comment = PDF creator
path = /var/tmp
printable = Yes
print command = /usr/bin/smbprngenpdf -J '%J' -c %c -s %s -u '%u' -z %z
create mask = 0600
comment = All Printers
path = /var/tmp
printable = Yes
create mask = 0600
browseable = No
comment = Printer Drivers
path = /var/lib/samba/drivers
write list = @ntadmin root
force group = ntadmin
create mask = 0664
directory mask = 0
Old 10-27-2004, 01:42 PM   #2
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How are your iptables set up?

try doing

iptables -F

to remove any firewalling you have going on, and see if that solves the issue. Then type:

service iptables restart

to reload your firewall. If that solved the issue, type

iptables -L

and post the output here and I (or someone else) will help you get the firewall set up properly.

What error does it throw in windows when you try and access the server? have you tried accessing it direcly by IP rather than hostname?
Old 10-27-2004, 05:47 PM   #3
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Location: Baltimore, MD
Distribution: Fedora Core 8
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If you are trying to configure SAMBA shares just use SWAT. I was able to set up shares that my xbox would see in just about 10 minutes.
Old 10-27-2004, 05:52 PM   #4
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Location: Atlanta
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Well you forgot to define your netbios name. Can anyone connect to you via IP?


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