[CentOS] Re: Can't Access Samba Running Linux Box From XP

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed May 3 23:07:45 UTC 2006

Mark Sargent spake the following on 5/3/2006 6:15 AM:
> Venom User wrote:
>>     Might also try ..
>> #smbpasswd -a <username> 
>>     Adds the user to the smb password list.
> Hi All,
> thanx for that, as I seem to have progressed some. I now get an error
> stating that the path doesn't exist. It certainly does as I did a pwd,
> copied/pasted it into the smb.conf file. I chose, Connect using a
> different username, and input the username/password that exists on the
> Linux box, and that also has permissions to access in smb.conf and also
> has been added to smbpasswd now as you suggested. I see two logs,
>, which is empty, and home-hehbbzsuy7.log which mentions,
> [Date omitted by me as I'm not coming from the offending box]
> smbd/service.c:make_connect(800)
> home-hehbbzsuy7 ( couldn't find service home
> I get that, because after first failing as racket/password, it gives a
> prompt to login as the Windows Hostname, which is not what I want.
> Cheers.
> Mark Sargent
To access the share you have in the sample smb.conf earlier you would need;

(You don't list a servername in your example)


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