1
vote
1answer
596 views

Error when trying to access Shared files from iMac via smb

I used to access all my Windows XP shared files on my Mac using Finder --> Window --> Connect to server. Now all of a sudden, an error crops up when I try to connect. I get this error: There was a ...
1
vote
2answers
612 views

Is Windows simple file sharing safe?

Windows (in this case XP) allows me to simply "share a folder" via its SMB protocol, and I can access it via Linux quite nicely (with Samba), no questions asked. That's what bothers me, it just does ...
0
votes
0answers
776 views

Can't access network share using IP address of the server

I'm facing a strange issue on Windows XP SP3: I can't browse a network share when using the IP address of the server – while I can, using the server's name. See example below: ...
0
votes
0answers
263 views

troubleshooting Windows XP and smb

I have problem with mapping smb network shares to windows XP (net use and Windows Explorer). In LAN I have two Windows XP computers. One of them (let's name it XP_1) can map share without problems. ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How does a windows client (XP) access an SMB share on OS X Server (10.6 snow leopard)?

I work in a small office in which the server and most of the work stations run Mac OS X 10.6. We are using OS X Server 10.6 for file sharing. I am not an official IT guy, but there is no one else to ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Unable to access server/share by name, IP works

I am running a small network, consisting mostly of Windows XP clients. I'm moving my server from Debian/Samba/WINS to OpenIndiana. Now I cannot access the server by its name, although I can by IP: ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Windows XP “Run Command” not connecting to network drives

This is a recent problem; I have 5 PC's on a home network and two PC's (desktop and laptop) that now have the following problem. To connect to an unmapped network drive, I would typically click Start ...
0
votes
2answers
428 views

Win XP needs reboot to access protected samba share

I tried to find an answer to this question, but couldnt. Im new at configuring my samba shares, so there's a lot of things I dont know about them. Anyway, what I want to do is have a couple of public ...
1
vote
1answer
149 views

Windows XP File Sharing Technical Details

Can anyone point me to a good technical article on how files and printer sharing works in Windows XP. Googling hasn't been very successful.Thanks