Win Clients -> Samba server -> broken

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Sat Sep 6 19:13:17 GMT 1997

On Sun, 7 Sep 1997, Graham Leggett wrote:

> Tim Villa - faculties wrote:
> > The first thing that occurs to me (which might be completely wrong) is
> > to check your nameserving on the new machine.  Samba only accepts
> > connections from named hosts and it is possible that the new server has
> > an incorrectly configured DNS - try pinging the clients by name to see
> > if they're addressable.
> After prodding around for a while, I discovered that despite being
> configured to, samba is binding itself to the wrong ip address.
> The machine with samba on has two ethernet cards, and I have configured
> it so that it should bind to both of them. Samba however only binds to
> the first card.

sounds about right.
> I then configured it to bind to the ip address of the second card (the
> one I want), but it still will only bind to the first card.

sounds wrong.
> Any ideas?

check the "interfaces = " option against a debug log level... 4 or so 
from log.smb.  if the two don't match, send a report to samba-bugs.  

remember to include full information.


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