Re: Problems getting Samba to work
David E. Meiser wrote:
I see you have "username=dave" in your smb.conf and
username = dave invalid users = root admin users = dave write
list = dave
will that say that the user dave resides on the linuxbox as well?
And if so is that user one of a fev that's accessing the samba
server? If that's the case, you ought to change the security
settings to "user".
Every time I've tried changing security level to user one of two
things happens: I either still get locked as guest OR my machine
denies me access. I'm actually wondering this: My windows XP box
is joined to a windows domain, so I'm wondering if this is having
If your pc is a member of a domain, and you are logged into it while
youre trying to connect to the sambaserver, I'll guess you'll get a
problem, that's because of the domain policy set by the administrator
of the domain.
I beleve you'll get a problem no matter what you do, because if you
log on to the domain, the policy will probably keep you from logging
on to the sambaserver and if you log on to the XP box locally, you'll
probably get troubble because your not logged into the workgroup. But
I'm not 100% sure thats the case.
If you log on locally, the default domain policy will not be activated
and your choices will be different, but........
There is a lot of "if" her, so mabye you can be more spesific about the
network config? Like where is the xp box, samba, is the sambaserver
part of the network but not domain and so on.
There is ablolutly a posebillity to get this working, just need some