Problem with browsing/connect to Samba

Problem with browsing/connect to Samba

Post by Terry Ro » Sun, 09 Dec 2001 01:01:21

I have a problem browsing/connecting
to Samba 2.2.2 on RedHat 7.1 from a
W2K client.

Tests 1 through 6 in DIAGNOSIS.txt
are successful.

Test 7 fails:
C:\>net view \\Sambaserver
System error 5 has occurred.

Access is denied.

C:\>net view \\
Shared resources at \\

Samba 2.2.2

Share name   Type         Used as  Comment

tmp          Disk                  tmp directory
troe         Disk                  Home Directories
The command completed successfully.


The same thing happens on Test 8.

The same thing happens when browsing
the network from my W2K client.  I see
my Samba server listed, but if I
try to open it, I get an error dialog

" \\Sambaserver is not accessible.
  The account is not authorized to log in from this station."

If I use the fully qualified domain name, I
can browse and mount shares.

Our Windows network is all W2K.  There is no WINS
server.  My Samba server was added to the domain and
is authenticating passwords with the W2K domain

   workgroup = MYDOMAIN
   security = DOMAIN
   encrypt passwords = Yes
   password server = *
   hosts allow = 127.
   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = no
   writable = yes
   comment = tmp directory
   path = /tmp
   public = yes
   writable = yes
   printable = no

Does it do this because I don't have a WINS server?
Why does a fully qualified domain work and not the
host name?  Is this a W2K problem?  Any suggestions?

Best Regards,


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