neil.hoggarth at physiol.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 6 12:26:19 GMT 2000
On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Bob Agnew wrote:
> One additional issue that came up with trying to configure the SMB.CONF
> The "Using Samba" book from O'Reilly says to start up my browser and go to
> "http://localhost:901, to use the SWAT package.
> This did not work. My IE 5.0 came back with an unable to locate or
> connect to the specified host.
The instruction to go to "http://localhost:901" assumes that you are
running the browser *on the Unix machine where Samba and SWAT are
running* (it means "connect to port 901 on the local machine").
Running IE on one of your Windows machines you might be able to get to
SWAT by using "http://name-of-samba-server:901/" (but I don't know off
hand whether SWAT will accept connections from remote addresses - I've
never actually used it myself).
Neil Hoggarth Departmental Computer Officer
<neil.hoggarth at physiol.ox.ac.uk> Laboratory of Physiology
http://www.physiol.ox.ac.uk/~njh/ University of Oxford, UK
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