[Samba] Re: Can't access remote server

Joel Hammer joel at hammershome.com
Fri Dec 12 00:24:23 GMT 2003

What does ps ax | grep nmbd show on the box you can't connect to?
Sometimes nmbd exits if there is an error of some sort or another.

On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 01:28:35PM -0600, Kent Wang wrote:
> I've run iptables -L and iptables -t nat -L and there are no settings. I've
> setup iptables lots of times before so I'm pretty familiar with it.
> A few things that are bugging me is that I have a smb entry in my
> /etc/rc.d/init.d but no nmbd entry. Has this been merged into one entry? It
> doesn't seem like my nmb functionality is actually broken as nmblookup -B
> webdev.ic2.org __SAMBA__ runs successfully on the server.
> However, this command when run from a remote machine fails:
> [kwang at gorgon kwang]$ nmblookup -B webdev.ic2.org __SAMBA__
> querying __SAMBA__ on
> name_query failed to find name __SAMBA__
> DIAGNOSIS.txt has been pretty helpful, but I'm stuck on Test 8. I'm not sure
> how to "fixup the nmbd installation" but I've managed to do all the other
> recommended solutions with no success.
> Anyway, thanks for your help so far.
> Kent Wang

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