Samba Bug?

Alfredo Ramos ralf at
Wed Jul 5 16:32:40 GMT 2000

I had the same situation with swat reporting that neither nmbd nor smbd
were running. I believe I fixed it with the interfaces parameter. I think
I remember adding localhost ( to the conf file. Now this was
quite a long time ago. If I'm mistaken, please pardon me.


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On Sun, 2 Jul 2000, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> [Elijah Savage <esavage at>]
> > swat under server status. It states that smbd and nmbd are not
> > running. But of course I know it is. Is this a bug with samba or
> > swat?
> This might happen if you run smbd and nmbd out of inetd.  Can't confirm 
> or deny, as I've never tried swat.
> Peter

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