[Samba] smbclient gives strange results

Nikhil mnikhil at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 01:33:35 MDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 9:01 PM, eje4 <eje4 at cornell.edu> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've been using Samba on a Sun server but we recently discontinued using
> the
> Sun and switched to using Samba on a RH linux server.  I can't get file
> sharing to work on the new server.  When I test the connection to the samba
> server (velar) by running smbclient //velar/homes -U eric I get an error
> message referring to NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME.  I can't find any reason
> for this error because all the names are correct, permissions are correct,
> etc.

My first guess would be whether the nmbd process is running on your host?
because that maintains the nameservice for samba process.

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