[Samba] Can't see windows shares by name

Peter Marshall peter.marshall at caris.com
Tue Sep 13 17:32:34 GMT 2005

Has no one had this problem before ?  I know I have not seen many posts 
on google groups about it .. but I thought for sure someone here could 
help.  I am really stuck.


Peter Marshall wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am having a small problem with a bsd box of mine.  Using the file 
> manager in kde, I can type \\ip_address and get prompted for a username 
> and password for the coresponding server on my domain.  However, When I 
> type, \\servername, I again get prompted for a username and password, 
> but it gets rejected.  I think it is having problems looking up the name 
> ... which is kind of strange to me as I can ping the server by name.
> Does any one have an idea how to fix this problem .. I googled for a bit 
> but was unable to find a solution.
> Thanks
> Peter

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