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PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:21 pm 
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Hello. Let me first say this is posted verbatim on the Ubuntu forums but no one has responded. With that said...

Ubuntu 10.10 coinciding with Server 2003.

I am using Likewise to join a Server 2003 AD. I can access shared folders within the domain using Samba's SMB and entering a user/pw. Let me use example 'smb://server2003/data'. I can see everything. Step two: I have a Windows-based database program that writes files to one of those shared folders. It is not used as a terminal service, just a storage space for the data and the program resides on the local hard drive. I've used Wine to install the program and it loads fine. The interface loads a login window that displays the server path. Here is where it gets tricky. The program displays a 'server path' as '//server2003/data' but also displays the message 'invalid server directory'. I can ping the server and even access the server just fine using the above-mentioned avenues. I tried replacing it with 'smb://server2003/data' but since this isn't nautilus, and is instead a native MS program, that fails. I tried '//192.***.*.*/data' where * = its the IP address, but that also fails.

I have the AD server also acting as DNS and DHCP functionality. Everything is a static IP.

My questions are really about how the // string in windows translates to Ubuntu syntax. For all I know this is just a simple error on my part, though the chance of that is slim. I may be attempting the impossible. Any help is appreciated.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:23 am 
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This may give you an idea.. Have been trying a similar thing with windows7 running on virtualbox in order to get a shared folder.. I know its my issue... :x

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ehhh, can you mount that windows share on your ubuntu box and then use samba to share it locally and point the database to that samba share?

maybe a bit complicated but it should give you some idea of which part is failing, be it rights locally, remotely, firewall or routing...

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I believe local mounting will help though that is new for me. I'll attempt it over the next two weeks and post accordingly.

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