I have Raspberry Pi B+, connected to LAN and I can communicate with WAN without any problems. However, I've installed Samba using following configuration (smb.conf):

#======================= Global Settings =====================================

# workgroup = NT-Domain-Name or Workgroup-Name
   workgroup = WORKGROUP
   security = user
   map to guest = Bad User

#============================ Share Definitions ==============================
   comment = Pidaq Measurements Folder
   browseable = yes
   writable = yes
   guest ok = yes
   path = /mnt/data

The rPi B+ gets IP, I can ping it on LAN, I can logon via SSH, but I cannot see the share on network. The /mnt/data partition configration has been dounble checked and works ok. I am using Archlinux and now I can see it in Windows Explorer, but If I click on it, I get following Windows 7 error:Cannot access Samba Share

  • did you try accessing by IP i.e.: \\<ip_address>\measurements\
    – jet
    Sep 22, 2014 at 21:41
  • Is the computer set to discover network shares? (Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center\Advanced sharing settings) - check that discovery is turned on and that file and printer sharing is also turned on for whichever network you are on. Sep 23, 2014 at 2:28
  • have you restarted samba? or rebooted the pi? is samba running? Sep 24, 2014 at 18:25

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It is solved! I've added umask=022 to shared folder description, restared samba and now it works.

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