Amarnath B S
amarbs at cisco.com
Fri Mar 7 10:57:52 GMT 2003
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kurt Weiss [mailto:input.maillists at kwnet.at]
> Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 3:48 PM
> To: Amarnath B S
> Subject: Re: [Samba] None
> Amarnath B S schrieb:
> > Hi,
> > I have been trying to configure my linux RH7.1 system to ping the
> > windows desktops. I have setup winbind correctly (to my
> knowledge) but still
> > not able to ping windows desktops.
> is ping <ip adress> broken, or/and
> is ping <name> broken???
ping <name> is the one that is broken. I am able to ping the IP-address of
the windoze box.
> ping has nothing to do with samba - if ping not successes, your
> netconnection is not correct.
> (except u ping with names, but ping uses DNS/hosts for nameresolving not
But wins name-resolution is exactly what libnss_wins library supposed to do
right? And the NSS entry in nsswitch.conf file is for name-resolution only,
if i am right.
> > Am I missing something here. Please let me know your experiences here if
> > any. Please let me know if anymore info is required for debugging.
> > thanks in advance,
> > Amarnath.
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