[Samba] must use dns-name for shares

Alexander Tamm alex at hanken.fi
Tue Sep 28 07:58:43 GMT 2004

Christian Merrill wrote:
> Alexander Tamm wrote:

>> We recently upgraded from 3.0.2a to 3.0.7 and are having problems with 
>> using shares. Our Win2K-clients must use the dns-name of the 
>> The NT-boxen, OTOH must use the form \\smbserv\share.

> It sounds like you are probably using the kerberos integration and 
> encountering the same problem that many people have been reporting since 
> upgrading to anything above 3.0.4.  I imagine that this also works if 
> you access shares via ip address.

Yes, that is the case.

> Out of curiousity what linux platform are you running on?

Debian stable with samba-debs from the samba website.


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