I can ping to the SMB server and I can ping to the OSX machine ok, however, whenever in the network browser of the Ubuntu guest double clicking the icon windows network, it says share cannot be mounted.
On 1 Dec 2009, at 09:16, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> helmut niko wrote:
>> I am running Ubuntu 9.1 as a guest system using VMware Fusion on an
>> Intel iMac. Everything seems to work except when I press the network
>> button in the places menu. It leads me through network name, pressing
>> that one it leads me to the workgroup name, however pressing that one
>> it gives me the message failed to mount shares.
>> For those knowledgeable with VMware Fusion, I am using the NAT option
>> meaning that the guest system is sharing the network adaptor of the
> The NAT option traditionally means that the host (VMWare here) provides
> a NAT interface for the 'local' network of VMs so they can connect to
> your LAN in the same way as the LAN connects to the internet.
> Anyway, what is the address of the SMB server you're trying to connect
> to, and can you ping it? Does OSX connect to it fine?
> Avi Greenbury
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