[Samba] Basic SAMBA configuration help

Chris Smith chris at realcomputerguy.com
Wed Aug 21 13:23:01 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 18:06, John W Cunningham wrote:
> I was having similar problems - and reading along I tried 
> \\server_ip_address
> and it worked! (I nearly jumped through the roof - I've been playing
> with this all day).  Now - how do I get it to connect by name? 

You need NetBIOS name resolution.
See: http://www.realcomputerguy.com/networksetup.htm#hosts for an
Best to use a WINS server (which Samba can do), alternately propagate
your lmhosts files with the correct information.


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