redhat->nt printing problem after samba upgrade

Dan Stromberg strombrg at
Tue Sep 28 19:35:38 GMT 1999

tridge at wrote:
> > >         /dcs/packages/samba/bin/smbclient // -P -N
> > > session request to LANA.PS.UCI.EDU failed
> > > session request to *SMBSERVER failed
> if the server is a Samba box then it is probably a "hosts deny"
> problem as I mentioned.
> If it is a Win9X box then change the smbclient line to this:
>       /dcs/packages/samba/bin/smbclient //lana/lwp600 -I -P -N
> Win9X doesn't accept *SMBSERVER and doesn't like being called anything
> but its primary netbios name.
> Cheers, Tridge

I've already sent my thank-you's privately, but to those following the
thread: this solved the problem.  I needed a netbios name instead of an
FQDN, as lana runs windows 9x.

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