[Samba] SWAT won't work.

Phillip Tilleman phillip at tilleman.us
Wed Dec 17 05:23:21 GMT 2003

It is configured under xinetd. It looks like this.
# default: off
# description: SWAT is the Samba Web Admin Tool. Use swat \
#              to configure your Samba server. To use SWAT, \
#              connect to port 901 with your favorite web browser.
service swat
        disable = no
        port    = 901
        socket_type     = stream
        wait    = no
        only_from = localhost
        user    = root
        server  = /usr/local/samba/bin/swat
        log_on_failure  += USERID

What else would you suggest? Remember I'm using Red Hat 7.3. That might


-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Dickie [mailto:greg at justaguy.ca]
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 8:33 PM
To: Phillip Tilleman; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] SWAT won't work.

Swat runs as a separate service, not under the webserver. You need to have
configured in inetd or xinetd.


On Tuesday 16 December 2003 22:06, Phillip Tilleman wrote:
>             Ok, here is the problem. Samba is working, I can access it
> a account I created from a windows XP machine. So that is good. But I
> get swat to work when I go to my browser windows explorer and go to
> <> :901 (which is my static IP
> address for the machine). Of course with out port 901. But nothing happens
> when I try to open it. I do have my web server up and going, infact I have
> a squirl mail up and running. So I know the httpd is up. I'm running Red
> Hat 7.3 and running samba 3.1. I tried to telnet from the actual machine
> with samba on it to telnet and it says "telnet:
> Name or service not known" so it's not working. I think
> is the problem. How do I get it so httpd service will interact with port
> 901 and make samba work? Help is appreciated, I'm trying to get samba up
> and running for a non-profit org. that can not afford to buy windows 2000
> server and pay for it, and pay for the 5 licenses we will have to buy.
> is much
> appreciated.
> "Phillip"

Greg Dickie
just a guy
greg at justaguy.ca

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