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Old 07-16-2009, 07:11 AM   #1
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Accesing Fedora9 from windows domain

I recently installed Fedora9 on one of my old PC's

I have configured samba using SWAT and added the PC to the domain.

On windows it list my PC ,but I do not have access to it.
Then from Fedora I also do not see any Pc's under networking.

I tried typing testParm to check if my configuration is working and it looks to be fine.

I am able to ping Pc's on the network from my Fedora Pc and from my windows Pc to Fedora.
I do have a ip address on the network and DNS is working.

Please can someone help. There is something that I am missing.

I need to have access to my Fedora Pc from windows and be able to view all the PC's listed on the network.

This is my smb.conf file:

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from UNKNOWN (/)
# Date: 2009/07/16 13:56:39

workgroup = TWR-AF
realm = AF.TWR.PRI
server string = Fedora9
security = DOMAIN
passdb backend = tdbsam
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
max log size = 50
local master = No
domain master = No
wins server =
idmap uid = 16777216-33554431
idmap gid = 16777216-33554431
cups options = raw

comment = Home Directories
read only = No

comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
printable = Yes
browseable = No

comment = DropBox for everyone
path = /home/wbadenhorst/Public
guest ok = Yes
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