Occasionally network administrators will report difficulty getting Microsoft Windows clients to interoperate correctly with Samba servers. It would appear that some folks just can not accept the fact that the right way to configure MS Windows network client is precisely as one would do when using Microsoft Windows NT4 or 200x servers. Yet there is repetitious need to provide detailed Windows client configuration instructions.
The purpose of this chapter is to graphically illustrate MS Windows client configuration for the most common critical aspects of such configuration. An experienced network administrator will not be interested in the details of this chapter.