Parameter for logical hostname

simo idra at
Mon Jan 12 05:17:23 GMT 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-10 at 15:10 -0800, Gopal Prakriya wrote:
> I run Samba 3.0.x version on RHEL 4 and 5
> All my users are Active Directory users
> With the following configuration in
> [global]
>  server = ads
> I do have a logical hostname for my physical server
> Is there a parameter to configure where I would be able to use my logical hostname to map my Samba shares
> The following does not work
> On my desktop Start->Run In the run window I enter \\logical-hostname.domainname
> This works \\physical-hostname.domainname and shows all the shares.

What is a "logical" hostname ? And how do you tell kerberos how to find
it in the KDC ?


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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