Can you mount it from linux?
mount -t smbfs -o username=???,password=???? //ip/data/ /mnt ???
Try letting all users acess the directory (chmod 1777 /home/data) as far as
I can remember! This normally is not necessary though as samba works around
unix directory rights.
try passing "valid user = @whatever" to smb.conf
Does the share exist? testparm runs without error even if the share n'existe
Can anyone propose an idiots guide to making a directory available
to a windows user, via samba?
I've created a user under Linux, so there's a local name/password
pair, I've put
comment = Data Library
path = /home/data/
read only = Yes
in /etc/smb.conf (kill -SIGHUP samba, even restarted it), and asked
the windows user to do the biz with "map network drive" in Windows
Explorer (using \\<IP-number>\datalib as the "path").
They get: "The computer or sharename could not be found. Make sure
you typed it correctly and try again."
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