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Samba shares not showing automatically on network

  1. #1

    Posts : 31
    Windows 8.1

    Samba shares not showing automatically on network

    I have a Linux Centos server with Samba configured. On the other workstations (XP and Windows 7), the server is shown under Network (centos5); not with my Windows 8 workstations.

    If I map the network drive (e.g. \\centos5\www\), I have full access. What might I be missing?


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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    You need to be asking this question in the Centos forums. I use the Samba Server Configuration Tool, for setting up my Samba shares. Also make sure the Workgroup is actually named "WORKGROUP" on all machines. Otherwise it will not work.
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Samba shares not showing automatically on network
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