[Samba] I can't ping NT workstation

Vizitiu, Ciprian CVizitiu at gbif.org
Thu Jul 3 14:07:27 GMT 2003

> When I execute a nmblookup command to find the NT server by 
> the name it works. But it doesn't work with ping command. Is 
> neccesary anything more?

AFAIK ping uses a different resolver than samba suite. It works the other
way around that is a NT box is "aware" of both WINS and DNS name spaces but
ping on UNIX is not.

Or is there anything that you can put in nsswitch.conf? :-| I doubt...

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