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Re: [SLUG] SAMBA sharename problem


I often find you need to make the share names quite short...

maybe 8 chars or less?

-Colin

Alister Waller wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to setup a samba share on a SCO Unix machine.
> I have one running on a LINUX machine all OK.
> When i try to access the SCO SAMBA share from a win 98 PC in Network
> Neighborhood it says:
> 
> The computer or sharename could not be found etc etc
> 
> I have host entries on all machines so they can see each other.
> I have smbd running and nmbd
> I have run testparam on the smb.conf file OK
> I have added the user to the smbpasswd or whatever it is called.
> I can access the setup Via SWAT from the 98 PC and do things with it that
> way.
> Its just when I click on NN that I cannpt actually access the server.
> 
> is there something that might not be SAMBA related that could be stopping my
> PC from accessing the SCO Unix machine??
> 
> I know this is not a SCO unix list but I am sure someone here can help.
> 
> regards
> 
> Alister
> 
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