Windows 95/98 Sharing Setup NWLink Netbios: doesn’t route, very simple, not very secure NWLink IPX Netbios: routes over a small area TCP/IP: Wide are networking, needs addresses, use ipconfig/all on NT or winipcfg on Win95/98 NetWare Client32: NetWare compatibility
Windows 95/98 Sharing Setup Usernames may need to match on each machine for NT compatibility. Passwords may be recorded in the registry for convenience(!??!) Username is used at windows startup User accounts are stored as username.pwl in the C:\Windows directory. Make sure you are in the correct workgroup. BEWARE: use 8 character passwords
Windows NT, 2000, XP Follow similar steps for Windows 98 Determine whether you want a Workgroup or a Domain. User administrator adds users and groups Administrator can restrict logon times Under 2000 and XP admin can limit disk size per user.
Sharing Resources Right click the resource (folder or printer) Select Sharing Set access method and security. Check and see if you can access the resource Windows 2000 and XP do not allow sharing a root directory (such as C:\)
Finding a resource Win 95/98 – IPX/Netbios Use Network Neighborhood – TCP/IP Edit C:\WINDOWS\LMHOSTS, add the IP address and system name – Use find computer to access the system – Win95/98 does not prompt for a username!
Finding a resource Windows 2000 and XP TCP/IP is much better on the newer OS Use find computer, type in the fully qualified hostname (testpc.ser.usu.edu) Click on the system and log in.
nbtstat nbtstat gives netbios information on a server nbtstat –a name.domain (uses hostname) nbtstat –A 220.127.116.11 (uses IP number) nbtstat –n lists netbios names nbtstat –s lists sessions
NET USE commands Command line functions: – net view – net view \\bobpc.cs.usu.edu\\bobpc.cs.usu.edu – net use Lists network resources in use – net use g: \\ntserver.cs.usu.edu\bobw\\ntserver.cs.usu.edu\bobw – net use lpt1: \\ntserver.cs.usu.edu\\ntserver.cs.usu.edu – net use g: /d
Linux sharing to Windows SMB (Server Message Block) NMB (Netbios naming for samba) Samba (SMB server for unix) Authentication Setup and sharing Won’t necessarily show up in network neighborhood