samba & windows 2000 server

I have a net work with a domain using win 2000 server
I have installed samba in another machine and configured it, I can see the linux machine from the server but :
- I can not open it...
- can I browes the other windows machines from the linux mashine and HOW....???

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first I don't know your samba configure.
maybe u can post your configure or mail me (smb.conf)

anywhere use samba server must to add samba users
my way like this to add samba users:

1./usr/sbin/adduser test          (add linux user)
2./usr/bin/smbadduser  test:test  (samba user)
3./usr/bin/smbpasswd -a test      (set your password)

in smb.conf confiure:

   workgroup = Group
   netbios name = samba_server
   server string = samba Server %v
   log file = /var/log/samba/%m-%I-%a.log
   hosts allow =
   max log size = 1000
   encrypt passwords = yes
   local master = yes
   os level = 33
   domain master = yes
   preferred master = yes
#  wins support = yes
   client code page = 950
   security = user
   guest account = wa
   shared mem size = 2048576
#  domain logons = yes
#  logon script = %m.bat
#======= Share Definitions =================
   comment = root Directories
   path = /samba
   valid users = test
   guest ok = yes    
   writable = yes
   share modes = yes
   create mode = 0775
   directory mode = 0775

   comment = test Directories
   path = /samba/test
   writable = no
   guest ok = yes
   public = yes
   share modes = yes

if samba directories was in /samba

u must to change /samba  mod and woner.
like thost command :

chmod -R 755 /samba
chown -R test:test /samba

ok ~ to restart your samba server . u must see samba server
and working well .


mombinoAuthor Commented:

although I donot think that there is somthing wrong with my configration...but I Past copy the configratin you send.

actually I get the message (can not find path) when I try to open my linux machin in windows.
and I get the message access deenied always when I tried to open windows machin from linux machien....that's the whole thing.....what do you think
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sorry My post smb.conf have one error .

guest account = wa  <--- set samba guest users
guest account = test

well windows2000 or 98 login name must be "test"  
or other u set users.
login name must on list of samba users .

and what's version that u use ?
samba 2.2.4 is nice for use , faster than win2000.

and set your ip address range .

hosts allow =  <--this line

mombinoAuthor Commented:
don't I have to jion the domain some how...???
in this case , u don't need to joion domain.
just use right login name to into samba server.
My 2 cents...
     I had what sounds like the same problem.  The problem is actually with the Win2k Server.  When you 'promoted' it as the PDC you had to relax the authentication for pre-windows 2000 server-trusts.  Otherwise there will be problems authenticating between the two boxes resulting in path not found.  The domain or workgroup would also show up as unknown for the linux box when viewed from the win2k box.
Did you enable these in the registry.


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