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hello all, I would like to create a share from a suse-linux box and access that share from a windows machine. However when created a directory in linux and shared ...
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    creating samba share and accessing from windows


    hello all,

    I would like to create a share from a suse-linux box and access that share from a windows machine. However when created a directory in linux and shared it using samba. I have modified the smb.conf file.

    These files are not accessible in windows. It asks for some username/passwd , but actually it should not ask for username and password , but it should allow the access.

    How to configure this. Any help would be appreciated. Please let me know if more details are needed.

    prabs.

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    Try adding the following in the specific share section in the smb.conf file.
    Code:
    guest ok = yes
    If that doesn't work, you may want to post your smb.conf file.

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    Where is the smb.conf file?

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    That depends on your Linux distro and whether you installed it from source or not.

    You can search for it:
    Code:
    find /etc -name smb.conf
    It may also be someone in /usr if you installed it from source
    Code:
    find /usr -name smb.conf

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    Tks, found it /etc/samba

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    Hi,

    Thanks. I have fixed this. I actually missed to create a useraccount and hence was facing an issue.

    prabs

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