[Samba] 'Not listening for calling name'
vclarke at frontier.co.uk
Wed Jul 10 07:44:05 GMT 2002
At 06:46 10/07/2002 -0400, Joel Hammer wrote:
>Here is an old post I have in my files. This may relate to your problem.
>Also, have you tried the -R option to smbclient to try to isolate the
>Subject: Re: Not listening for calling name
>I managed to reproduce your error.
>I don't know if this is your problem but I can reproduce it if I configure
>my DNS improperly. ( I use BIND).
>If I have an entry for battelship1 in my named.local file, say:
>battlelship1 86400 IN A 192.168.1.2
>but don't have any such ip address in my 192.168.1 file, then this error is
>reported by smbclient.
>IT IS IMPORTANT to note the ping 192.168.1.2 and ping battleship1 work just
>fine despite this DNS configuration error.
>Also, if I have no entry for battlelship1 in named.local but have an entry
>for 192.168.1.2 in my 192.168.1 file, and try:
>smbclient -L 192.168.1.2
>I get the same error message.
Reverse DNS is theoretically working for the Samba server, although it's
Windows NT's DNS service (don't ask), so it may have some brokenness I
don't know about.
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