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Samba and Windows Xp: Network path not found

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Gurus,
Solaris 8
Samba 2.0.7
Basic smb.cfg
Windows 2000 AD domain. w2k handles dns.

Windows 2000 machines in lmhosts file as well as host.equiv.
Samba testparm fine
Can telnet to 139 on solaris box. Can not telnet to 139 from windows.
Can see samba in network places, but when selected; Network path not found

Firewalls let traffic flow.

Let me know if you need any other info.

SrA
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> Can telnet to 139 on solaris box. Can not telnet to 139 from windows.

Would indicate that something is blocking the connection. Even though you say "Firewalls let traffic flow." I'm inclined to believe that not to be the case based on the telnet test.
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It has to be on the unix side than. I tested a with a windows machine that has no firewall security on that subnet. What would you recommend to test the incoming connections on the solaris box?
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> Can telnet to 139 on solaris box.

Are you executing the telnet on the Solaris box or on another machine on the same local subnet?  And are you using the IP of the Solaris machine in the telnet command?
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