DHCP PC cannot access Samba Server

Matthew Geddes mgeddes at xavier.sa.edu.au
Thu Sep 7 01:35:38 GMT 2000

Luo Hua Ping wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a SPARC 10 running solaris 2.6 as Samba server and a PC running
> WINNT 4.0 as client. When the PC uses the fixed IP address, it can
> access the SPARC10. But when I change it to use DHCP, the PC cannot
> access the server. I got such warning message:
> "The chjs10 is no accessible.
> The network path is not found."

Your smb.conf also had a hosts allow = line in it. Is that set to the
Dynamic IP address of the NT box?

It could also be the WINS settings.


Matthew Geddes
Network Manager
Xavier College
Gawler, SA

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