[wellylug] Setting up after system failure

John Durham 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.
>
> L
>
> John Durham wrote:
>   
>> Jonathan Harker wrote:
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>>     
>>> John Durham wrote:
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>>>       
>>>> Good suggestion, unfortunately Ubuntu is limiting my password access. I 
>>>> am not able to open the command prompt (even with password). Talk about 
>>>> secure...
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>>>         
>> 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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