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Re: [SLE] Connecting from OSX to SUSE 10 for file sharing
  • From: S Glasoe <srglasoe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 15:42:42 -0500
  • Message-id: <200604041542.42596.srglasoe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 04 April 2006 1:58 pm, Mike Purdy wrote:
> I'm having some trouble connecting an OSX machine to a new install of
> SUSE 10. I've configured the samba server (and then the NFS server).
> When attempting to connect, I get OSX's authentication dialog and it sees
> the server with the workgroup as 'TUX-NET' (I took the default name when
> configuring the linux box). I then enter the username and password, but
> get rejected with "Could not connect to the server because the name or
> password is not correct".
>
> Thus, I figured it would be that the user I am trying to connect with
> does not have access to do so, but I see that the group 'users' is
> enabled under the Samba Config. Also, the firewall port is opened for
> Samba.
>
> Am I missing something obvious here?
>
> Mike

On SUSE 10, did you also add the users as root with 'smbpasswd -a
username' (without the quotes)?

Stan

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