just one thing to remind... have you set encyrpt password = yes?
and moreover, how is your security configuration look like? just like
share or user level?
remember to create all account you need in your linux machine.
and one thing: if you have to map user or map password from win to linux,
remember to set smbpasswd, smbusers (i cannot remember to real name, check
hope it helps u.
> It did not solve mine. Samba keeps asking for a password. I just want
> everybody to be able to acceses most files on my linux (test) machine.
> I'd like to protect SOME folders...
> But then again, I totally messed up my configuration files.
> My firewall did not seem to be set. (all policies were set to ACCEPT)
> Could one of you attach or include working config files (all files from te
> samba folder)
> I'd love to have a starting point...
> BTW my email address is b w k e m p s AT hotmail.
> > Thanks very much, I had to change my default firewall settings, and I
> > "encrypt passwords" to yes. This seems to have solved the problem.
> > thank you very much...
> > --
> > Arun
> > "Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils."
> > --Hector Berlioz
> > > Hi!,
> > > > Hello everybody,
> > > > I'm running RedHat 7.1 at home. I've configured samba, and the
> > > > machine appears in my windows network, however I cannot access the
> > machine.
> > > > I get a message saying that I am not authorized to access the
> > I'm
> > > > using WinblowsXP to try and access the samba server. I've added
> > into
> > > > the smbpasswd file, and I've allowed all the machines in my house to
> > access
> > > > the machines, in the smb.conf file. But I'm still having this
> > > > Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
> > > Check that you are allowing TCP/UDP traffic in on ports 137:139 on
> > > machine from a firewall perspective. For the default install of
> > 7.1
> > > take a look at the output of the ipchains -L -n command.
> > > Additionally, check to make sure that you have either allowed "encrypt
> > > passwords = yes" in the smb.conf file or that you have applied the
> > > password registry patch to the XP machine.
> > > If you are stuck for the right firewall rules, then do a search on
> > google.com
> > > with the keywords: "ipchains SAMBA firewall rules".
> > > See ya
> > > Dean Thompson
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