[wellylug] Setting up after system failure
john.modec at xtra.co.nz
Mon Jul 28 18:08:41 NZST 2008
Lindsay Hunter wrote:
> smb requires user names and passwords to be the same for the usual
> reasons unless it is public, and both the subnet and workgroup need to
> match I think.
> /testparm/ is the command for samba to show its settings ( test
> parameters ?) and /smbstatus/ both in Linux begins to tell you what is
> going on.
> If those are sufficient, network services in Ubuntu should begin to show
> firstly the workgroup, then the Pcs, and finally the shared folders.
> John Durham wrote:
>> Jonathan Harker wrote:
>>> John Durham wrote:
>>>> Good suggestion, unfortunately Ubuntu is limiting my password access. I
>>>> am not able to open the command prompt (even with password). Talk about
>> Samba installed successfully, thanks. One other thing that would be
>> desirable is to gain access to my shared windows files on other parts of
>> the LAN. Still able to ping them, but shared directories are invisible
>> as yet.
That looks like food for thought. might tackle it tomorrow, thanks.
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