I've been setting up a dev machine over the last week and I want to be able to network the drive on my host Windows Server machine, using hyper v, to my guest Ubuntu Server machine.
Server address is
File share is
\\SRV\public_html and is accessed on my guest Windows XP machine for shared verification.
Any links or suggestions would be awesome on how to do this from the terminal.
I used this to install samba http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/install-samba-server-on-ubuntu/
and, I created the cedentials file manually using
sudo touch credentials as suggested by answer below