[Samba] NetBios problem with Samba 2.x

Aaron Grewell agrewell at uwb.edu
Fri Oct 15 18:35:52 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 11:30 -0700, Nate Schindler wrote:
> I'm in a bit of a pickle, and I need some help.
> I'm forced to disable netbios on any machine that leaves the company because of how MS Exchange works over a VPN.
> I have Samba 2.x on two Compaq Tru64 5.x machines, each with one (public) share.
> With netbios enabled, the client machines can access the share with no issues.  With netbios disabled, I get something like "No network provider accepted the given network path."

I don't think Samba 2 supported DNS resolution.  IIRC it requires
NetBIOS Name Resolution in order to correctly resolve.  Can you go
direct to the IP?

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