e.lania at elton.nl
Tue Jul 23 23:47:02 GMT 2002
If the samba on your RH server is the original package that came with the
redhat 7.3 distribution, then you should have a file called "smb" in your
You don't need to add anything to /etc/inetd.conf.
RedHat's services are started with the /sbin/services command.
If you type"/sbin/service smb status" and the answer would be "smb is
stopped" then you simply start it with the command "/sbin/service smb start"
and to make in start automaticly at system startup you can run the "ntsysv"
command from the console to view the various services and to change their
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From: "RVNS" <RVNS at naturesmist.com>
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Subject: [Samba] Help
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> I am trying to set up a Red Hat 7.3 server, samba version 2.2.3a. I
> started with the
> binary installation. Maybe I would be better off starting with the source
> and compiling it
> myself...anyways here is where i am at at this point
> I am trying to start smbd according to the instructions of the following
> windows screen.
> The document is from: samba.org/samba/ftp/docs...Samba-HOW-TO
> Collection 18-
> I added both lines as indicated to /etc/inetd.conf. However, when I first
> inetd.conf it was an empty file.
> I also checked the path; /usr/local/samba/bin/smbd -D and the path
> actually ends at
> /usr/local...the /samba/bin...was missing.
> When I execute netstat -a netbios -ssn is running and listening...netbios
> -ns is running
> but not listening. /etc/service does show both netbios-ssn, port 139 (tcp
> and udp) and
> netbios-ns, port 137 (tcp and udp).
> I don't quite understand what is happening at this point.
> Yes, I am new to linux however, I do enjoy it.
> Thank you for any assitance
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