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Re: [Samba] Windows 7 connect to FreeBSD samba

From: <tms3_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 10 2010 - 21:07:23 GMT
To: dan dylan <ilovesamba0@gmail.com>, <samba@lists.samba.org>

On Tuesday 10/08/2010 at 1:54 pm, dan dylan wrote:
> I'm having trouble connecting my windows 7 machine to my Samba server
> that i
> set up on a FreeBSD VM. The FreeBSD version is 7.2 and the samba
> version is
> 3.
>
> I followed the directions here
> http://www.mrp3.com/windows-to-unix-samba.html to set it up as a
> domain
> controller exactly.. except for adding the samba_dns_update script
> because i
> didn't find it being asked for in the config file.
>
> The name of my Windows computer is Pushkin-PC so like it says in the
> script
> I added it using adduser and put it under the machines group. I added
> it as
> Pushkin-PC$ though.. as the site showed. then I did smbpasswd -a
> Pushkin-PC$
> which also made me make a password.
>
> Then the script said to finalize it by doing the command smbpasswd -m
> Pushkin-PC$ .. but when I executed that command i got the errors:
>
> Failed to set password for user Pushkin-PC$.
> Failed to modify password entry for user Pushkin-PC$.
>
> I couldn't figure out why...
>
> Here's my config file.. all the uncommented parts:
>
> server string = WORKGROUP
> server string = Samba Server
> security = user
> hosts allow = 192.168.1 192.168.2 127.
> load printers = yes
> printing = cups
> log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
> max log size = 50
> passdb backend = tdbsam
> include = /usr/local/etc/smb.conf.%m
> local master = yes
> os level = 33
> domain master = yes
> preferred master = auto
> domain logons = yes
> logon path = \\%L\Profiles\%U
> wins support = yes
> dns proxy = no
> add user script = /usr/local/sbin/smb-add-user %u
> add group script = /usr/local/sbin/smb-add-group %g
> add machine script = /usr/local/sbin/smb-add-machine %u
> add user to group script = /usr/local/sbin/smb-add-user-group %u %g
> delete user script = /usr/local/sbin/smb-rm-user %u
> delete user from group script = /usr/local/sbin/smb-rm-user-group %u
> %g
> delete group script = /usr/local/sbin/smb-rm-group %g

Where did these scripts come from?
>
>
>
> [homes]
> comment = Home Directories
> browseable = no
> writeable = yes
>
> [netlogon]
> comment = Network Logon Service
> path = /usr/local/lib/samba/netlogon
> guest ok = yes
> writeable = no
> share modes = no
>
> [profiles]
> path = /usr/local/lib/samba/profiles
> browseable = no
> guest ok = yes
>
> [printers]
> comment =All Pringers
> path = /var/spool/samba
> browseable = no
> guest ok = no
> writeable = no
> printable = yes
>
>
> anyways, when try to connect my windows pc (Pushin-PC) to samba.. i do
> the
> following command:
>
> \\192.168.198.137\Pushkin-PC$
>
> the ip is the freebsd's ip running samba.
>
> and I get the following error: The network path was not found.
>
> Help?
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