setting up samba 2.0.6 no network name

john marchant jmarchant at
Tue Dec 11 17:40:50 GMT 2001

I have tried to setup samba 2.0.6:

I had the old samba 2.0.3 and deleted and reinstalled the newer version.
After this, I deleted my alpha machine from the domain on NT and a little
while later added the machine back to the domain on NT.  I then ran and nmbd started etc.  However when connecting from
windows to the computer, I get this in the various log files:

[2001/12/11 12:24:20, 1] CMS_ROOT:[SAMBA.SOURCE.SMBD]SERVER.C;2:(643)
  smbd version 2.0.6 started.
  Copyright Andrew Tridgell 1992-1998

In this file, smb.log it starts, but never does anything.  I don't know if
this is because I did not alter the SAMBA_VMS_LOGICALS.COM;2 file or not.  I
did nothing to this file, because I did not know what to do.

In this file (nmb.log), I get:

[2001/12/11 12:00:00, 1] CMS_ROOT:[SAMBA.SOURCE.NMBD]NMBD.C;2:(747)
  Netbios nameserver version 2.0.6 started.
  Copyright Andrew Tridgell 1994-1998
[2001/12/11 12:00:04, 0] CMS_ROOT:[SAMBA.SOURCE.NMBD]NMBD.C;2:(772)
  standard input is not a socket, assuming -D option
[2001/12/11 12:00:05, 0] CMS_ROOT:[SAMBA.SOURCE.LIB]UTIL_SOCK.C;2:(852)
  bind failed on port 137 socket_addr= (address already in use  )

I did a netstat -a in tcpip and way *.137 once and the node_name.137.  A
show services reveals no service here.  There is also no "listen" after

Nmbd appears to have started with:

$ arch = f$getsyi("ARCH_NAME")
$ nmbd :== $samba_root:[bin.Alpha]nmbd
$ opt = f$trnlnm("SAMBA_NMBD_OPTIONS")
$ nmbd "-d1"
 (but then again, I get the message above).

I also added /flags=listen, but I thought this was only for UDP.

There is also this:

$ tcpip disable service smbd
$ tcpip set service smbd -
        /protocol=TCP -
        /port=139 -
        /user=SYSTEM -
        /process=SMBD -
        /flags=listen -
$ tcpip set config enable service smbd
%TCPIP-E-CONFIGERROR, error processing configuration request
-SYSTEM-F-BADPARAM, bad parameter value
$ tcpip enable service smbd

In any case, I get a network name not found when I try and get to shares
from windows.  I also believe my smb.conf is fine.  This is why I have not
included it.  Any help is appreciated.  Thank you.

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