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Samba share not visible from "net view" or from WD TV live device

Samba share not visible from "net view" or from WD TV live device

Samba share not visible from "net view" or from WD TV live device

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Hi folks, I've been googling and messing around with settings for a while now, but can't get this working.

I've got a Samba server running on Centos 6 - it's just set up for basic file sharing, no clever security in place. I can map it as a drive in windows using \\nas\share, and I can mount it in ubuntu.

However, I got a new WD TV live, and it can't see it as a network share. Also "net view" in windows doesn't see it, but "net view \\nas" does bring back info.

CODE

[global]
workgroup = WORKGROUP
netbios name = nas
server string = %h server (Samba, Centos)
wins support = no
security = share
hosts allow = 192.168.1.0/24
browseable = yes

[nas]
comment = Kerr File Server
path = /var/NAS
force user = fileserver901
force group = fileserver901
guest ok = yes
read only = no

My main thing is to allow the WD TV box to see the share, but I think they're both connected. Is there anything I need to do to make this (more) visible on the network?

Thanks
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