lmhosts file setup
jmd at aoe.vt.edu
Mon Nov 13 22:12:12 GMT 2000
I'm trying to get a samba server to use an lmhosts file for a host instead
of WINS and broadcast, and I was wondering what the right procedure is.
This is what I tried. I put this in the smb.conf file:
name resolve order = lmhosts wins bcast
I put this in the /etc/lmhosts file(this is using the precanned samba
server from RedHat, so I hope that is the right place):
I killed nmbd, and ran it with:
nmbd -D -H /etc/lmhosts
I HUPed all the smbd servers, and I killed any servers that were hosting
the client, aries.
No joy. I did the same thing on Windows NT, putting
192.168.1.2 hermes #PRE in its lmhosts file, and it seems like it is
sending using the right address, but receiving using the wins/bcast
address(the computers are multihomed, both on both networks)
I know this is a headache, but I was hoping someone could see something I
was doing wrong.
* Josh Durham | AOE at Virginia Tech | (540) 231-9061 jdurham at vt.edu *
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