"Duplicate name exists on the network" help!

Patrick slu at firerun.net
Wed Jan 31 01:01:20 GMT 2001

That message is usually associated with another windows/samba machine
having the same netbios name on the network.


Albert Tsai wrote:

> Can anyone help me with this?  I'm having trouble
> connecting my Win2k machine to samba2.2.0alpha.  I get
> the error message, "Duplicate name exists on the
> network" after I enter the domain name, and enter a
> username and password.  I've followed the How-to
> exactly.  Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?  As
> far as I know, there are no duplicate names on the
> network (my computer's name, server's name, workgroup,
> and the domain name are different).  The only thing I
> do see is that the domain does exist as a seperate
> workgroup under Network Neighborhood, but I don't know
> if that's the problem.
> Thanks,
> Al Tsai
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