Samba and "Network -> Windows Network"
mark at hbd.com
Thu Sep 23 15:13:26 UTC 2004
Well solved. I'll create an FAQ on this, as I agree it's not intuitive.
In the meanwhile, could you file a bug on nautilus in
bugzilla.ubuntu.com so we can track it and fix it?
>I solved my own problem. Well at least I found the answer to my problem.
>It seems entering 'servername' in the server field and 'sharename' in
>the share field is not sufficient. After trying numerous more ways of
>setting this up, I came up with entering 'servername/sharename' in the
>server field and leaving the share field blank. This is very counter-
>intuative, but it works. FYI.
>On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 18:07 +1000, Nelson wrote:
>>Please be gentle with me, im new to the linux. I believe there is a
>>problem with the implementation of "Network" interface.
>>When I browse my network using the "Windows Network" method I can see
>>all of the machines, but only connect to XP workstation. When I try to
>>connect to the Windows 2003 Servers, I get a permissions error. Now,
>>when I try "Connect to Server" method, I fill out the details and enter
>>my password when asked, it responds by asking for the password again. I
>>have also added a computer account to Windows server for my Unbuntu
>>machine then repeated these steps with the same results.
>>Now, I believe you are all thinking "mate your password is wrong or your
>>Windows server is screwed". Let me carry on;
>>If I enter the path in the location bar of the file browser to connect
>>to the same shares on the same machines using the same username and
>>password, it works! :) (likewise using smbclient)
>>So, my question is, is anybody else experiencing the same symptoms?
>>On a completely different note, I installed Ubuntu on the worst, no-name
>>hardware I could find, and it supported all of my hardware (almost)
>>flawlessly. A job very well done by the Ubuntu team, Congratulations.
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