mint do not open samba in debian

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mint do not open samba in debian

Postby logicusbr » Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:16 pm


i have a server debian with 3 clients with linux mint, but the machines mint do not open a past of server debian. when i try open show this message "failed to retrieve share list from server".

what i do?

cliente01-Mega-netbook cliente01 # smbclient -L // -U escritorio
Enter escritorio's password:
Domain=[LOGICUS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.6.6]

Sharename Type Comment
--------- ---- -------
print$ Disk Printer Drivers
homes Disk Home Directories
IPC$ IPC IPC Service (Servidor Samba)
escritorio Disk Home Directories
Domain=[LOGICUS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.6.6]

Server Comment
--------- -------
SERVIDOR Servidor Samba

Workgroup Master
--------- -------

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Re: mint do not open samba in debian

Postby altair4 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:55 am

Are you trying to connect to or browse to the Debian server by name or by IP address?

A "failed to retrieve share list from server" is usually a netbios name to ip address resolution problem. But if you are trying to connect to the server by ip address and getting that error then that's something different. Almost sounds like a firewall problem to me. Try disabling the firewall on both server and client and try it again.

If you are trying to browse by name the following HowTo will go though a checklist you can use on both the server and client to try to resolve browsing by name issues:
Samba Browsing Problems Checklist: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=88146&start=0

But, since you are using Samba in an all Linux network this becomes way easier. See [3b] section of the following Howto:

Avahi Networking: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=112833
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