[Samba] I can't ping NT workstation

David Morel david.morel at amakuru.net
Thu Jul 3 14:57:36 GMT 2003

Le jeu 03/07/2003 à 16:07, Vizitiu, Ciprian a écrit :
> > 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...

it does :-) IIRC you have to put 'wins files dns' in nsswitch.conf
and maybe the correct resolv order in host.conf ( wins first ) 
of course you have to have libnss_wins.so in /lib
Er... was that a bit short ?
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