[Samba] 2.0.7 "Computer or sharename could not be found"
kmudcat at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 13 07:54:05 GMT 2002
I think we have a solution. I enabled DNS on the 95
machines and added in the machine's hostname and
domain and also clicked the DHCP button....rebooted
and the mappings worked fine. And yes, before I was
able to map using the IP.
--- "MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1)" <don_mccall at hp.com>
> Hi Kevin;
> a couple of things to try to narrow down the
> 1. from an nt or w2k machine on the problem subnet,
> you connect to a share using the
> format instead of \\hostname\sharename?
> 2. it is possible that because of your interfaces=
> or 'hosts allow or hosts deny = lines' that samba
> not able to negotiate a connection; can you send
> specifics regarding your smb.conf file and
> affected (don't have to be actual addresses, but
> be faked up to duplicate exactly your subnet
> schemes, etc)
> Hope this helps,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kmudcat [mailto:kmudcat at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 2:57 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] 2.0.7 "Computer or sharename could
> not be found"
> We have HP-UX 10.20 with Samba 2.0.7. We have a
> combination of Win2K, NT , 98 and 95 workstations.
> The problem is we have 1 subnet not being able to
> connect to the Samba shares using the hostname of
> server. We get the error message "The computer or
> sharename could not be found". We can ping from
> machines using the hostname so we know DNS is
> Ant suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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