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Have configured the Linux server onto the network, and can ping the windows server: but, cannot see the share created on the Linux server from the windows server. What do I need to do to correct this situation?????

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Very poor question so far, have you setup something like Samba on the Linux box? if so have you added the Linux box to a workgroup or AD? – Chopper3 Mar 3 '11 at 18:27

Depending on your linux distro you will need an smbclient, samba and a few other tools to share anything linux ==> Windows.

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Vi your /etc/samba/smb.conf

Change your work group to match your AD domain. 
Change security to AD. Avoid wins at all costs.

Vi your /etc/krb5.conf

Change your Realm and KDC's to match your AD domain controllers, validate with your service records. 
Test with kinit.

net ads join $domain

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