[Samba] Windows lost Samba server
julius.junghans at gmx.de
Thu Oct 27 17:22:50 GMT 2005
Michael Barnes wrote:
> I have two Samba servers on a local network. One is to eventually
> become the new system file server. The original server is on the
> domain/workgroup MCALLEN, the new server is on the domain/workgroup
> Everything was moving along smoothly. I could see both workgroups on
> various Windows machines (both 98 and 2K), I could see the shares,
> permissions seemed good, etc. I was working on fine tuning the logon
> scripts for WRNHQ.
> An unexpected power failure rebooted WRNHQ. (Machines on the bench
> are not on UPS) Since the reboot, the Windows machines cannot see
> WRNHQ. They can still see MCALLEN with no problem. Searching for
> computers in Network Places/Neighborhood finds everything but WRNHQ.
> Samba is running fine, no errors found. Nothing was being edited, nor
> were any files open when the reboot occurred.
> I'm totally lost on what to check. Ideas appreciated.
> BTW, WRNHQ is CentOS4 running Samba 3.
im a samba/networking newbie, but i would first take a look at the
Is the machine reachable with ping (interface up)?
is samba listening on the lan interface?
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