samba-users July 2010 archive
Main Archive Page > Month Archives  > samba-users archives
samba-users: Re: [Samba] [Ubuntu 10.04] Share not visible from X

Re: [Samba] [Ubuntu 10.04] Share not visible from XP?

From: Gilles <gilles.ganault_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jul 28 2010 - 12:49:13 GMT

On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:28:57 +0200, Gilles <>
>Here's the smb.conf I wrote:

Also tried this, running "restart smbd" after each addition, to no
# cat /etc/samba/smb.conf
workgroup = WORKGROUP
server string = Samba Server %v
guest account = nobody
dns proxy = no

wins support = yes
remote announce =
security = user

comment = Ubuntu File Server Share
path = /srv/samba
browsable = yes
guest ok = yes ;access will be permitted as the default guest user
read only = no
create mask = 0755

I don't have a firewall installed, and can succesfully connect to the
server through SSH and HTTP. Could it be some other security issue?

FWIW, I originally didn't run "smbpasswd -a nobody", but running it
makes no difference.

BTW, how can I check that Samba does use /etc/samba/smb.conf as its
configuration file?

Thank you.

-- To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the instructions: