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Old 05-24-2004, 03:11 AM   #1
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The Dreaded Samba

Well folks I have a mandrake 10 official installation
and im attempting to run samba i was able to get the folders shared i needed and im able to see them on all my other computers
heres the problem when i go to access them it give me a login screen wich is expected. the problem is i cant login no matter what i do
what ive done is ive added about ten users with there on passwords
and associated them to 4 groups certain usrers to certain groups
i then used webmin to import the users

and then the folders im sharing i have allowed certain groups access

but i just cant login

please help
if youd like to see my samba config let me know
Old 05-24-2004, 04:22 AM   #2
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i mnew to Linux myself. and have had the problem you have had.

to fix it i made sure. that the samba shares were accessible by everyone.

Then set up the users in linux, that were set up in windows. This seemed to fix the problem.

Hope it works for you!!.


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