called name not present
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Feb 5 18:35:26 GMT 2003
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 10:57:10AM -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> 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=220.127.116.11 bcast=18.104.22.168
> > nmask=255.255.255.192
> > 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 is being polite. :)
That definitley shows that you've connected to a W2K machine. The best
guess is that the name NPCENTER is in use by both machines, and that the
W2K system is answering first when the query goes out (either that, or you
are using WINS and the W2K system has registered that name in the NBNS
The NT_STATUS_DUPLICATE_NAME error code seems to confirm this, but I'm not
A tcpdump trace showing ports 137 and 139 would help.
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