NetBIOS name reg/resolution problem -- multiple net interfaces,
Samba 2.0.7, Solaris 7, ClearCase
boehm at nortelnetworks.com
Wed Jan 17 12:40:41 GMT 2001
On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 08:48:08PM -0600, Gerald Carter wrote:
>>>>> "Jerry" == Gerald Carter <gcarter at valinux.com> writes:
Eric> I am having problems with Samba 2.0.7 running
Eric> under Solaris 8. We are using Samba to use ClearCase on NT clients
Eric> with UNIX servers. The machines it is running on have multiple
Eric> network interfaces.
Eric> I've tried several approaches, none of them seem to work.
Eric> System Hostname and IP addresses. Hostname is zrtps078. Hostname
Eric> IP address Netmask zrtps078 188.8.131.52 255.255.240.0 zrtps079
Eric> 184.108.40.206 255.255.240.0 zrtps07a 220.127.116.11 255.255.240.0
Jerry> You config files don't seem to make a lot of sense to me. Here's a
Jerry> couple of points
What was it that didn't make sense? I had to guess at what the files should
like look. Any suggestions for improvement would be welcome. How would you do
I have tried searching the mailing list archives for guidance on running
smbd/nmbd on separate interfaces. I didn't have any success.
Jerry> o if you wish to bind separate Samba daemons to different
Jerry> interfaces, you should use the 'interfaces' and and 'socket
Jerry> address' parameters in conjunction. Oh, and an individual lock
Jerry> directory like you had.
I was using 'interfaces' and 'bind interfaces only'. I thought that 'socket
address' was no longer needed or superseded by 'interfaces'. Are you saying
that I need all three?
Jerry> o If using a global file, IIRC %h is only expanded to the
Jerry> hostname of the primary network interface. Not all interface DNS
Jerry> hostnames. Use something like
I understand that %h is the hostname of the primary interface. I didn't need a
interface-specific file for the shares so I let that use %h.
Jerry> netbios name = FOO netbios aliases = FOO2 FOO3
I missed 'netbios name'.
Eric M. Boehm boehm at nortelnetworks.com
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