[Samba] Using the right network interface

Eric Boehm boehm at nortelnetworks.com
Tue Dec 10 16:04:01 GMT 2002

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 04:55:49PM +0100, Holger Krull wrote:
>>>>> "Holger" == Holger Krull <holger.krull at hermos.com> writes:

    >>  You will want to include the loopback interfaces
    >> Check the sections in "man smb.conf" regarding these two
    >> directives. You need to include the loopback interface in the
    >> interfaces list or smbpasswd and swat will not work.

    Holger> Hi,

    Holger> are you sure about the loopback interface?  I have
    Holger> interfaces eth0:0 bind interfaces only = yes in smb.conf
    Holger> and no problems with smbpasswd and swat so far.  Other
    Holger> problems remain, though.

I am just going by the instructions. I've never tried it without the
loopback interface.

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