How to access Samba on Raspi from my Win10?
Just now I installed a quick and dirty version on my Rpi4B buster
following Ref 1. Then I connected my Win10 to Samba following Ref 2.
Since my Samba server welcomes guests, so I just use my Win10 File
Explorer to visit the Samba server at
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- I am using Chinese Window 10. Last major upgrade is 2018 Aug. I never refuse upgrade suggestions. Last minor upgrade should be about a week ago.
I made a careless mistake of not pointing out the above paragraphs of setting up a quick and dirty Samba is the answer. Actually it is only the first of perhaps 4 big steps in solving the OP's problem.
My 4 step troubleshooting plan is summarized below:
Set up a minimal workable Samba server with NO security at all (777 mode, guest welcome), just to make sure my Rpi4B buster is compatible to the Samba driver.
Add group/user passwords, and increase security by stepping down 777 to 775 and lower.
Study the OP's problem related to the following policy:
Computer configuration\administrative templates\network\Lanman
Workstation "Enable insecure guest logons"
I guess there might be some Win10/Rpi incompatibility here, causing confusion, ...
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(1) Samba - Set up a Rpi as a file server for your local network
(2) How to connect to Linux Samba shares from Windows 10
(A) Rpi4B buster Installation Notes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install samba samba-common-bin
sudo mkdir -m 1777 /share
sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf
Comment = Pi shared folder Path = /share
Browseable = yes
Writeable = Yes
only guest = no
create mask = 0777
directory mask = 0777
Public = yes
Guest ok = yes
sudo smbpasswd -a pi tlfong01 tlfong01
(B) How to start smbd
sudo systemctl restart smbd
(C) Chinese Windows 10 Side Setup Notes
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