[CentOS] windows XP pro can not access samba share folder.

Thu Feb 16 22:36:55 UTC 2006
lnthai2002 at aim.com <lnthai2002 at aim.com>

I know that this question has been asked many times but i can't find 
the correct solution from anywhere.
I have 4 computer on the LAN connected as follow.
comp1(WinXP)---------------------------------> hub1---->router
comp2(winXP)---------------------------------> hub1---->router

comp3(WinXP)wireless ---> access point----> hub1--->router
comp4(CentOS 4.2)-------------------------------------->router

I have samba installed on CentOS 4.2 with SELinux enable, everything is 
up 2 dated. I use swat to make a share folder. testparm doesn't show 
anything suspicious. Connecting to samba share folder from the same 
CentOS machine is possible. However, my Windows XP machines can only 
see my linux machine through network neigbourhood but they can not 
access it. Here is my smb.conf
# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from (
# Date: 2006/02/16 14:49:12

# Global parameters
        workgroup = MSHOME
;note that encrypt passwd = yes and smb passwd file = 
/etc/samba/smbpasswd by default
        comment = Shared files from Darkportal
        path = /mnt/fat32/share
        valid users = user
        read only = No
        guest ok = Yes

        comment = Samsung printer, the white one on Darkportal
        path = /var/spool/samba
        guest ok = Yes
        printable = Yes
Do i have to open anyport to allow windows machines access samba 
shares? Does this have anything to do with SELinux? Any suggestion is 
Thanks in advance

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