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Old 09-10-2002, 07:27 PM   #1
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Samba Help

I am having a problem configuring my smb.conf file. I am very new to linux and do not have to much of an idea what I am doing (as you will see).

This is what my smb.conf file looks like:

netbios name = Epsilon-03
workgroup = nest
security = share
wins support = yes

hosts allow 192.168.1

Shares Definitions

comments = LInux Homes Directories
browesable = yes
path = %H
writeable = yes
locking = no
# read only = no
# preserve case = yes
create mode = 0750
directory mode = 0770

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[Eagle's Nest]
comment = Shared Directory
path = /samba/smb/students
writeable = yes
browesable = yes
valid user = @class
locking = no
create mode = 0770
directory = 0770
guest = ok

Now, what I want to do is see a folder on the Linux client from my Win 2k Server box. Basically, (In windows terms) I want to map a drive from my Linux box to my server box so that I can see a file. Is there anyone out there that can help me???!!

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Old 09-10-2002, 08:55 PM   #2
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Well the first thing I can think of is why require a valid user(group dependent) for Eagles Nest share, and your saying map the users home directories, but you are using the security = share setting that allows anyone to connect, whether they are a valid user or not.

I would say take a look at the samba doc's reguarding smbpasswd, and look at security = user.

And I beleave you are missing a . after the 192.168.1 and an extra . after the secound ip addy.
Different ways of doing it:
hosts allow = #all hosts in that subnet are allowed
Old 09-11-2002, 12:43 AM   #3
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Im completely new to linux to.

My advice is to check every file that set your domainname.
My mistake was to configure everything manually but my ifcfg-eth0, done by linuxconf.
Check your domainnames and hostnames.

Anyway, send me your logs!!
Old 09-16-2002, 07:57 PM   #4
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still having trouble

still having problems working in the smb.conf folder. need some suggestions on how to configure. fixed the ip addressing problem. not quite sure about the domain names and such. can someone send me a copy of an example of what this should looklike PLEASEEEEE!!!!!

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Old 09-18-2002, 09:51 AM   #5
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Is this a typo?

hosts allow 192.168.1

This will block everything on this address

You must have a period on the end 192.168.1.

Old 09-19-2002, 04:56 PM   #6
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Talking Tahnk you

I just want to thank the peolpe who helped me out on my Linux problems. Y'all were a great help, and I really apprecaite it.

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