[CentOS] Should I upgrade Samba 3.6 to Samba 4.1

Wed Oct 23 22:52:11 UTC 2013
Mike McCarthy <sysop at w1nr.net>

Chances are there is firewall software on the laptop blocking it.

On 10/23/2013 05:19 PM, Joseph Hesse wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed Samba on my Centos 6.4 computer.  Smbstatus says my 
> version is 3.6.9-151.el6-4.1.
> My smb.conf file only has a [global] and [homes] section.
> My configuration works, as expected, from a Win7 Virtual Box computer 
> and a Win8 Virtual Box computer. I can see the share from the Windows 
> file explorer and can map the share to a network drive. The Samba server 
> is not virtual.
> The problem is my wife's Win7 laptop which is running some sort of home 
> edition of Win7.  I did everything I could in control panel to enable 
> file sharing but I still can't see the Samba share.  I can ping the 
> computer running Samba?  I tried to launch "gpedit.msc" but this program 
> was not there.
> Do you think it would work if I upgraded Samba to the latest version 
> 4.1?  Should I consider upgrading to Win7 professional?
> Thank you,
> Joe Hesse
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