name resolution & DHCP

Pranay abex at
Mon Mar 4 04:40:02 GMT 2002


The first thing I want to know is ur Samba server is having DHCP address or Static
IP? Second thing is the machine which have static IP, have u enabled NetBIOS over
tcp/ip? try to enavle this option & just check it out...I'm not sure but it may can
help u out...!!! also try to use 0x8 (i.e. Hybrid node - H-node). This may sove ur



Pradeepa Venkatswamy wrote:

> Hi,
>         We have 2 clients,one client is configured to get ip address from DHCP
> server and another client has static ip address.
>         The DHCP-client is able to communicate to the samba server with netbios
> name.But the static ip-client is not able to communicate to samab server
> with netbios name.Both clients are configured to node type b-node.When we
> analysed the tcpdump info ,DHCP client & static ip-client both are sending
> broadcast messages,but static ip-client is not getting response from samba
> server.All these 3 m/c are in same subnet.How to solve this
> problem?????Adding entry in lmhosts file worked.....but why samba server is
> not sending response for broadcast message???
> Thank you,
> V.Pradeepa.
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