[Samba] samba win2k network path not found error 53

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Dec 21 20:30:00 GMT 2002

On Sat, 21 Dec 2002, shamu90 wrote:

> Hi all,
> i installed the samba 2.2.2 for solaris 8 on SPARC server and trying to
> connect it throught win2k machine but when i use the following command:
> net use \\sunmachine
> i get the following error message
> system error 53 has occured

This means that your Win2K machine is unable to resolve the sunmachine
name to it's IP address. Are you wusing WINS?

If so, how is Samba configured? Where is your WINS server?

If you are not using WINS, are both machines on the same sub-net?

- John T.

> The network was path not found
> sunmachine name is also entered in the lmhosts file.
> I really appreciate the quick reply.
> My smb.conf is attached
> Regards,
> shakeel

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org
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