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I am trying to connect to a Samba Server from Windows. I configured it accoring to the Ubuntu Docs for CLients & Servers using CLI.

[homes]
comment = Home Directories
browseable = yes
writable = yes
create mash = 0755
directory mask = 0755
valid users = %S

sudo smbpasswd -a jm sudo smbpasswd -e jm

Then

sudo reload smbd 

On Windows, I did:

  1. map network drive
  2. \IP_OF_SERVER\USERNAME
  3. Connect with different credentials -> entered my Ubuntu Credentials
  4. Was prompted for credentials again, without errors ...
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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Feb 22 '12 at 23:09

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