called name not present

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Wed Feb 5 18:57:10 GMT 2003

On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, David Bear wrote:

> I've encountered a strange error.  I have samba 2.2.7 installed on
> freebsd 4.7.  I've run testparm on the smb.conf and don't see any
> errors.  I can connect to a service from a windows 2k machine using
> standard net use commands.  
> HOWEVER, when I try to use smbclient from another machine to view my
> bsd samba, I get the following error:
> ====================================================
> bash-2.05a$ smbclient -L //npcenter
> added interface ip= bcast=
> nmask=
> session request to NPCENTER failed (Called name not present)
> Password:
> Anonymous login successful
> Domain=[CUI] OS=[Windows 5.0] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]
> tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_DUPLICATE_NAME
> ======================================================

Hmmm, I am not aware of any version of Samba claiming to be Windows 5.0 or 
Windows 2000 LAN Manager.

Are you sure that you are connecting to a Samba server, and not, say, a 
Win2K server by some accident?

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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