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[SLUG] Re: Samba Problem
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: [SLUG] Re: Samba Problem
- From: Angus Lees <gusl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Jul 14 14:56:45 2000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.0.1i
On Fri, Jul 14, 2000 at 03:45:14PM +1100, dgray@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> [2000/07/14 14:21:10, 1] lib/util_sock.c:client_name(997)
> Gethostbyaddr failed for 192.168.17.244
> I have not been able to search the Samba indexes because the us1.samba.org
> machine seems to be down at the moment.
i presume you tried one of the other dozen or so mirrors ?
> Can anyone suggest to me what the problem might be?
the reverse DNS lookup (IP -> name) isn't working. add dns (or
/etc/hosts if you must) entries for your windows machines, such that
"nslookup 192.168.17.244" returns the correct machine name.
you can probably find some way to prevent samba from looking up this
info, but you'll find that other services will require it too.