[Samba] virtual server configuration issues
tim_harvey at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 28 13:41:07 GMT 2005
You are the king! This WAS the issue (that I have been struggling with for
over a year and always giving up on).
Now when I do a 'smbclient -L <virtualserver>' the %L gets the correct value
So, I suppose that all the examples and documentation I've found on the net are
not entirely correct in that they also need to specify 'smb port = 139' for it
to work correctly with Win2K and later:
This is one of those obscure things that if you don't understand all the inner
workings of samba and its configuration options (and Win2K and beyond) I don't
see how you would get it working.
Is there any reason why 'smb ports = 139' should be the default? After all,
samba is primarilly for interaction between unix and windows from what I
Thank you so much for your response!
--- "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> wrote:
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> Tim Harvey wrote:
> > I assume you mean 'smb port = 139'? I believe this is
> > the default, however this made no difference.
> No. I mean 'smb ports = 139' The default is to bind to
> ports 139 adn 445. Windows 2000 and later will use port 445
> which bypasses any netbios operations (such as the session
> request that contains the netbios called name which we use
> for %L).
> cheers, jerry
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