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Configuring a Samba server The administrative user name in Linux is called root. In this lab, we needed to create the same user in Linux that exists in Windows XP so a user called administrator with a password of (you guessed it) password has already been created in Linux. This matches the username and password on the XP PC. Launch the “Linux + XP ” environment. 1. In a terminal window, type: smbpasswd –a administrator password (You may get an error about the passdb database, that is OK) 2. Type: ifconfig (and press Enter) This will give you a list of IP addresses. Use the first three numbers in the IP address that begins with “10” in place of the “10.0.29” as shown below. Also, write the complete IP address. You will need it for the last step on the XP computer. 3. In a terminal window, type: kedit /etc/samba/smb.conf
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Unformatted text preview: 4. On line 18, change MYGROUP to WORKGROUP After line 28, add: hosts allow = 10.0.29. 5. After line 126 add: remote announce = 6. Starting on the line that begins with “;[tmp]” (about line 230 or 231), delete all the “;” associated with [tmp] 7. Save the file and exit 8. Start the server with: /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb start 9. On the XP computer, log on as administrator with a password of password. 10. In Windows Explorer, click Tools , then click Map a Drive . In the folder text box, use the IP address of the Linux computer. Remember that you have to use the actual IP address of the Linux server that you wrote down in step 2. For example: \\\tmp Click Finish Include a print-screen of the result showing the contents of the mapped drive. Version 1.3 07.08.2003...
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