[Samba] Got it working.....after a fashion

Srinivas Murty srinivas.murty at verizon.net
Tue Mar 25 23:06:20 GMT 2003

I found that even without touching anything on my smb.conf, just by 
disabling sshd I'm abling to get connectivity. Now if I could only 
tunnel Samba through sshd...........

Bradley W. Langhorst wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-24 at 21:39, Srinivas Murty wrote:
>>This seems to be common enough problem. I've used a variety of methods 
>>(command line as well as utilities like LinNeighborhood) to mount XP 
>>shares on my RedHat 8.0 running Samba 2.2.7. I get consistent problems 
>>the other way around. Despite a couple of shares on my Linux partition, 
>>I am just unable to do get to it. Network Neighborhood shows my 
>>Linux/Samba server but no shares, nor can I explicitly map the share to 
>>a Win XP logical drive.
>>While troubleshooting by reading Sam24hc13.qxd (an extract from an 
>>excellent book, I might add), I found that I run into trouble trying to 
>>use "nmblookup -B <broadcast address> <Samba machine name>". The same 
>>command works fine if I give it the names of my two XP machines. I 
>>somehow suspect this is the main reason why I'm having troubles 
>>elsewhere. Does anyone have an answer?
> no nmblookup (I think) should only work with machine names not IP
> addresses.
> I recommend you run through diagnosis.html in the samba distribution
> to figure out your problem
> brad
>>Srinivas Murty

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