Samba will not start

I do not get any type of error but when I enable samba ithe slide bar shows enabled go away from that page and check it at any other location it shows up as off and my windows machine does not see any shares

Hmmm, that’s not good.
Are you familiar with the Linux command line?

I’d like to see the output of the following commands:

systemctl restart smb
systemctl restart nmb
journalctl -xen 20

As well as the content from the rockstor logs during a start attempt:

tail -n 50 /opt/rockstor/var/log/rockstor.log

no journal files were opened due to insufficient permisions

but the smb restart showed as sucessful will check the samba status

samba status is still unchanged still glitched

my log file is in Chinese I opened it in notepad

All of the commands I mentioned must be run as root, try instead:

sudo systemctl restart smb
sudo systemctl restart nmb
sudo journalctl -xen 20
sudo tail -n 50 /opt/rockstor/var/log/rockstor.log

This should work, as your Rockstor admin user should be in the sudoers file.

Post the log regardless, I can run it through a translator, but we need to see what Rockstor’s log contains!