More Network Neighbourhood Problems
ambach at unfall.klinik.uni-mainz.de
Wed Feb 17 10:15:36 GMT 1999
Ken Smith schrieb:
> I'm old to Linux but new to SaMBa and have been experimenting with
> different configurations. My original SMB install was a redhat RPM but I
> have since downloaded 2.0.0 and installed it the old fashioned way. Now
> for the problem (smb.conf to follow):
> When I originally installed smb and configured it I had trouble getting the
> smb server to show up in Net Neighbours. I eventually got it very stable.
> Then I upgraded and presto everything worked great. Then I noticed that
> the server appeared in Net Neighbours when I first logged on but the first
> time I went into it and then came back out it would disappear from the
> list. Domain was still there but no server....
> To make a long story short, I have been playing and fiddling with the
> smb.conf and now I can never get the server to appear in the network
> neighbourhhood or via explorer. I am using Win98 but we have mutlitudes of
> Win95 machines that can not see the server either. We can all access the
> server using the "\\servername" format on the address line but I really
> miss seeing the icon in network neighbourhood.
> I should point out that when I access the domain via explorer then the
> server icon appears in the left-hand pane under the domain icon but not in
> the right-hand pane.
Did you tell the Windows machines that they are in the Workgroup SAMBA,
if not, they won't see the server in the Network Neighborhood.
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