[Samba] Re: Configuring a samba server with two NICs

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 21:22:58 GMT 2008

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 4:59 PM, Fabio <egalua at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> FWIW, there was just a discussion on the Dell Server list trying to use a
>> crossover between two recent Dell servers.
>> It DIDN'T work.
>> A normal network cable did.
>> Seems that some modern cards a suppose to auto-configure, but in this case
>> it didn't work with a crossover.
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.hardware.dell.poweredge/32995
>> Can you at least PING it?
>> Dennis
> Sorry, I forgot to answer this.
> If I configure samba to listen only on eth0 (my laptop connected via a
> crossover cable), then I can access the shared dir.
> If that matters, I also configured ip masquerading so that from the laptop
> I can access the internet via the desktop.

Are you trying to access samba on the laptop using the ipaddress of
the samba server?


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