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Re: [SLUG] SAMBA question
- To: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] SAMBA question
- From: John Ferlito <johnf@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Nov 30 11:03:01 2001
- Cc: Mail List - SLUG <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Mail List - CLUG <linux@xxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 10:49:57AM +1100, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> I have a box (A) configured as a Samba server with the Wins option enabled
> and the name resolution order set to "wins lmhosts bcast". On this same
> box I have a /etc/lmhosts file with a resolution to a box (B) that I am
> trying to reach on another subnet.
> When I try to look (smbclient -L B) at B from A it won't find it because
> the address translation is not in /var/locks/samba/wins.dat.
> Fair enough, but why is it not then trying the /etc/lmhosts lookup. I
> realise the bcast won't work as it is across a different subnet.
> If I try smbclient -L 192.168.129.129 then that will work.
Check if this works
smbclient -L B -R lmhosts
forces smbclient to use lmhosts
Also on my system it should be /etc/samba/lmhosts basically it should be
in the same dir as smb.conf you might want to double check that as well.
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