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Mac unable to see Windows Server

I have a user who can see a list of Windows machines in the left of the finder window. The problem is that the server with the shared folders that are required does not appear. I am able to ping the server so it is connected.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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granite03
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pcfreakerCommented:
Hi,

There is a sec policy you should customize in order to have all networking connectivity:

Click "Start -> Run." Then, type in the Run field: "secpol.msc." That will bring you to security policy system. Once there, use "Go to: Local Policies > Security Options" and then find "Network Security: LAN Manager" authentication level. Once there, change the Setting from "Send NTLMv2 response only" to "Send LM & NTLM -- use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated."

This you can arrange it via GPO as well.

Rgds.
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maximus5328Commented:
very good advice above.
but even if you don't see a server in Finder, you can use "Connect To Server" command in Go menu in Finder. there you type smb://server_address
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