Newbie Access Question

gcarter at gcarter at
Wed Nov 1 13:37:44 GMT 2000

Anthony Abby wrote:
> \\machinename\homedirname is not accessible
> The network name can not be found

This is a netbios name resolution problem.  Check 
broadcast addresses and netmasks first.  Also be aware
that if the server and client are on different sides of
a router then you will need either local lmhosts files or 
a WINS server.

Cheers, jerry
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