[PLUG] Connecting Linux machines under Samba

Mehul Ved mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 10:41:20 IST 2008

On 9/9/08, Rajiv Gore <rajiv at wsieng.com> wrote:
> Hi
>  I have 1 Win 98 and 1 Win2003 box  connected to 1 Suse 10.2  box  using Samba.
>  I want to add another Suse 10.2  box  to this network.
>  Though I am able to ping from the  box  I am not able to see new Suse 10.2
>  box in Win 2003 Net work neighbourhood nor able to browse from Samba server.
>  I have installed samba clinet as well as server on new Suse  box  . smbclinet
>  works fine on new suse m/c.

Have you run netstat to check if samba is actually running?
Are you able to browse samba shares from the other suse machine? If
not, you could also run nmap from that machine and check if the samba
ports aren't firewalled. You might want to check your firewall
configuration too.

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