Smbclient - whats the Problem?

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Fri Nov 2 07:51:03 GMT 2001

On Fri, 2 Nov 2001 15:53:17 +0100, you wrote:

>Canu tell me what the problem is?
>/usr/local/samba/bin/smbclient /bin/smbclient -d 10 -M munich.sun.local
>added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
>Client started (version 2.2.2).
>resolve_lmhosts: Attempting lmhosts lookup for name munich.sun.local<0x20>
>startlmhosts: Can't open lmhosts file /usr/local/samba/lib/lmhosts. Error
>was No such file or directory
>resolve_hosts: Attempting host lookup for name munich.sun.local<0x20>
>Connecting to at port 139
>session request failed
>root at faxserver:/# ping munich.sun.local
>PING munich.sun.local ( 56 octets data
>64 octets from icmp_seq=0 ttl=128 time=0.4 ms

The fact that an host answers to a ping does not imply it's an SMB
enabled machine or that it's correctly set up to answer SMB request.

giulioo at

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