[Samba] mount -t smbfs

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Thu Sep 16 09:01:37 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 16:45, Scott Ainslie wrote:
> SME Server 6.0.1 as standalone (Domain controler, mail & file server)
> samba version 2.2.8a
> I have a win95 machine on my network logged onto the domain with it's
> d drive shared with full access and no password.
> On server-manager I have setup a hostname for this machine based on
> mac address so that the DHCP server gives it the same IP every time.
> I have created a directory /mnt/win
> I can ping the machine name 'tarryn'
> When I try:
> mount -t smbfs //tarryn/d /mnt/win
> I get the error:
> Connection to tarryn failed
> SMB connection failed

Can I ask if the firewall is the problem?? Have you checked it?
> If I try: mount -t smbfs //tarryn/d /mnt/win -o ip=
> then I get the error:
> session request to TARRYN failed (Called name not present)
> session request to *SMBSERVER failed (Called name not present)
> Can anyone please help, I am desperate!
> Thanks
> Scott

Ow Mun Heng
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