[Samba] Net bios Look ups
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Fri May 30 05:23:21 GMT 2003
Using WINS is really the stable way to go -- any reason you can't?
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On Thu, 22 May 2003, Paul Kraus wrote:
> No wins server. All done by broadcast.
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> From: David Morel [mailto:david.morel at amakuru.net]
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> Subject: Re: [Samba] Net bios Look ups
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> Paul Kraus wrote:
> | For some reason all of my Linux servers all of a sudden can't look up
> | net bios names. Everything has been working great for months.
> | If I do an smbclient -L ipaddress on any of them they all can see the
> | master browser and show its name in the output.
> | But if I try and do an smbclient -L systemname it immediately dumps
> | out to the internet and tries to resolve the name using DNS.
> | This of course does not work.
> | I have many scripts that rely on mount -t smbfs that no longer work
> | because they can not resolve the names. My internal network is all
> | dhcp assigned addresses so that I can not hard code. I should not have
> | to any ways.
> | This is on all of the servers not just one. I am really at a loss and
> | its driving me nuts. Going on day 7 of trying to figure this out. It
> | has to be something stupid. Something I am over looking. I posted
> | something similar a couple of days ago and didn't get one response. I
> | have to resolve this. This is the reason my employer didn't want me
> | going the Linux route. I talked them into it but I have to have
> | resolution ASAP. Please any assistance would be very appreciated.
> | HELP,
> | Paul
> is a wins server active ? or are name resolutions done by broadcast ?
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