[Samba] Samba PDC: Vmware Problem

Chris Jeter cjeter at sunflowerbroadband.com
Fri Jun 27 21:23:50 GMT 2008


interfaces = eth0 x.x.x.x
hosts deny = ALL
hosts allow = x.x.x.x

in your smb.conf work?

On Sat, 28 Jun 2008 00:21:20 +0530
"Go Wow" <gowows at gmail.com> wrote:

> Heya All
>   I'm having a Samba PDC on Centos machine from past 4-5 months
> everything went one coolly untill I installed vmware on this same
> machine to put a new server, as the hardware of the computer was very
> good to support it. No worried with the vmware even both the servers
> are running properly.
> My Samba was set to use Interface eth0 with ip . Upon
> installation the Vmware installed two new interface called vmnet0
> having the ip  and vmnet8 having the ip
> Now when my client computers try to contact the samba server there
> are requesting either of these 2 interfaces for replies. Which I dont
> want them to do. I want the client computers to request all the samba
> stuff requests to not to anyother IP's. How do I
> achieve this?
> As a solution to the problem I tried to add in hosts file of the
> client computer (WINXP) the domain name and the ip of the samba
> server  ( but it didnt work. Anyone any idea to how to
> make it it.
> Because of this sometimes the roaming profiles are getting loaded and
> sometimes there are not. Thats a big risk I'm facing.
> Please help. Thanks for your support.
> Regards
> Misbah

Chris Jeter
Senior IT Technician
The World Company

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