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il moro pamasci at
Fri Feb 2 17:17:33 GMT 2001

Probably you do not have any Dns server
One thing is the Host name another is the Netbios name
(am i right ?)
Putting the IP    NAME in hosts file you just resolve the hostname (and

----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry Clark" <xwindowuser at>
To: <samba at>
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 10:36 PM
Subject: hosts lists

> I am telling my samba server to use a wins server we have on our
> network. it still will not ping correctly usiing the netbios name. but
> when I add the name and IP addy to the hosts file, it works fine. why
> won't it ping without the hosts file....??? thanks.

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