Network

Ross Schoenauer ross_s at cmc.net
Thu Jan 28 17:32:21 UTC 2010


Tom H wrote:
>>>> ross at Mint8Quad64 ~ $ smbclient -L acermint -u ross
>>>>         
>
>   
>>> Try -U not -u
>>>       
>
>   
>>> ross at Mint8Quad64 ~ $ smbclient -L acermint -U ross
>>> Enter ross's password:
>>> Connection to acermint failed (Error NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL)
>>> ross at Mint8Quad64 ~ $
>>>       
>
> There may be other reasons because this is a generic error (!) but I
> suspect that either (1) your smb.conf is incorrect or (2) you do not
> have ross as a user or as a Samba user on acermint or (3) acermint is
> on another subnet.
>
> For (1), on acermint, run
> testparm /etc/samba/smb.conf
> (or whatever the path to smb.conf is on acermint)
>
> For (2), on acermint, run
> grep ross /etc/passwd
> and
> pdbedit -Lw | grep ross
>
> For (3), on Mint8Quad64, run
> smbclient -L -I ipaddressofacermint -U ross
>
>   
This is getting too complicated. I will forgo network for now. I want to 
thank ALL of you for your help. I did get "connect  to a remote computer 
or shared disk" to work, so will use this.  Thank you again.
Ross Schoenauer




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