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Re: [SLUG] samba printer problems

On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 12:20:35PM +1000, kevin@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:


> # This option is important for security. It allows you to restrict
> # connections to machines which are on your local network. The
> # following example restricts access to two C class networks and
> # the "loopback" interface. For more examples of the syntax see
> # the smb.conf man page
>    hosts allow = 192.168.0. 192.168.2. 127.


On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 02:06:42PM +1000, kevin@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> This is the error in /var/log/samba/log.smb
>   Gethostbyaddr failed for

With the hosts allow option I think samba is attempting to do 
a reverse lookup for -- does that 
exist in your DNS?