Connecting to Network Shares on Ubuntu

On 16.04:

  • Click connect to server in bottom left of files window
  • Use smb://fsvs01 for server address and press connect
  • On the next screen, use first initial last name as username, domain is “” and password is network password

On 18.04:

  • Open up a terminal and type:
    • sudo apt install smbclient
    • sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf
  • Now replace the line in the smb.conf file that has “workgroup=..” with these 4 lines:
    • client use spnego = no
    • client ntlmv2 auth = no
    • workgroup = WINWIRKGRP
    • client max protocol = NT1
  • Now go to file explorer and click other locations in the bottom left corner
  • Enter smb://fsvs01/Public as the server address. When prompted enter your Olin network username as the username, domain as, and password as Olin network password and click connect