reverse name lookup

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Mon Jan 1 15:21:30 GMT 2001

Old message, but here's some information for you...

Errol Casey wrote:
> Is there away to disable reverse name lookup of 
> hostname/ipaddr within samba?

The reverse lookups are related to a hosts allow/deny entry
in smb.conf.  See the call to get_socket_name() call in 
check_access() function.

Cheers, jerry
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