gethostbyaddr failed!

Mirco Guietti guietti at
Tue Jan 9 17:16:01 GMT 2001

At 11.57 06/01/01 +1100, you wrote:
>i get this error msg in my log.smb file when i try and connect to a shared 
>directory thru samba
>[2001/01/06 00:52:06, 1] lib/util_sock.c:client_name(1007)
>  Gethostbyaddr failed for
>wat does it all mean and y doesnt it work?
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You must register your client via hosts file on Samba server or on your LAN
DNS in order to 
use shares from it. 


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