[Samba] samba access based on computername possible?
Thomas M. Skeren III
tms3 at fsklaw.com
Wed Mar 23 00:53:54 GMT 2005
> Hi Thomas
> Tried to do it, but didn't work, all machines are in dns
> but not resolved
Hmm...then samba doesn't use anything but ip addy to resolve host allow
statement. Try WINS if that fails then you're stuck with ip's. I've
never tried it. I assume that the *nix server is resolving to the DNS
server in question?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas M. Skeren III"
> <tms3 at fsklaw.com>
> To: "flashgordon" <flashgordon at xs4all.nl>
> Cc: <samba at samba.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2005 12:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [Samba] samba access based on computername possible?
>> flashgordon wrote:
>>> Is it possible to setup samba based on computernames so hostnames
>>> (NOT ipnummers) of computers instead of usernames?
>>> so to be more clear :
>>> hosts allow= computername (instead of ip number)
>> I think yes if they're in DNS. I don't think samba resolves this
>> through WINS. Not sure though. never tried it.
>>> if this isn't possible is there a workaround?
>>> ora a how to?
>>> best regards
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