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I am a newbie at Linux, but I have some how managed to setup a samba domain member server. The server will be used as a fax server. Installed hylafax ...
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    strange prob connecting XP to smb share - "net use" works "Windows Explorer" doesn't


    I am a newbie at Linux, but I have some how managed to setup a samba domain member server.
    The server will be used as a fax server.
    Installed hylafax and smbfax and everything is working well.
    Connected to the domain no problem using security=ads.
    Kinit, wbinfo -u, getent all work no problem.
    However, there is one strange problem when attempting to connect from an XP box. First I must connect using:
    "net use * \\SMBServer\Share /USER:domain\user"
    only THEN can I access the share through Windows Explorer????????
    Has anyone ever come across this problem?

    Thanks for any help!
    Last edited by Jill; 11-15-2006 at 12:00 PM. Reason: maybe not clear

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