Network Busy

Joe Newby ljnewby at
Wed Jan 24 13:26:16 GMT 2001

>I think this is a configuration problem though.  If you use the
>'hosts allow' parameter and connecting clients do not have
>reverse ip addresses in the DNS then the connection will be
>blocked.  If this is the case then the samba log file should be
>filled with messages like 'gethostbyaddr failed for a.b.c.d' and
>'denied connection from a.b.c.d'.

Yes, my log files are full of those type of error messages, and looking at
the documentation I see that dns proxy is on by default.

If I turned that off (dns proxy), would that stop this from happening?


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