How to contact a Linux Distro to Vista?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Networking' started by David Sherman, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. How to contact a Linux Distro to Vista?

    Normally I would contact a Linux machine by typing in
    smb://Ipaddress/sharename.(to vista machine)

    However, the Vista machine rejects user name and password.

    Any suggestions?

    David Sherman, Aug 1, 2006
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  2. Can you provide the -
    1. version of Samba are you using ?
    2. build of Vista are you running.

    Can you change this registry setting on Vista
    HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\(REG_DWORD)LmCompatibilityLevel to
    2 and try.
    Prashanth Prahalad [MSFT], Aug 7, 2006
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  3. 1. I did the regisrtry change.

    2. rebooted

    3. Samba
    David Sherman, Aug 7, 2006
  4. Additional comment:

    Even with a firewall on Vista turned off, I can't ping the vista
    David Sherman, Aug 22, 2006
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