SWAT (eroneously) reports smbd/nmbd not working

Claudiu Balciza altex at csc.ro
Fri Jan 29 08:22:52 GMT 1999

>Here's a possibility.  We noticed this here at work, and our problem was
>that localhost ( was not in the list of interfaces (since we
>have more than one..   For example: )
>interfaces =
>This seemed to allow swat to "see" if smbd and nmbd are running.  If you
>look in the source under source/web/diagnose.c at the functions
>smbd_running and nmbd_running, you will see that the functions try to
>connect to the localhost address to query the server daemons.
>Hope this helps!

ok, that's it !
thanks Bruce.

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