[Samba] Dual interfaced computer...2 addrs for same hostname -- samba doesn't seem to like this?

Linda Walsh samba at tlinx.org
Tue Oct 25 16:44:51 MDT 2011

  To support reliability, I have 2 network connections from my win7 
client to my home server.

Both the server and the client have 2 **internal** 192.168.3.XXX 

Doing a reverse DNS lookup, on either of the interfaces will return the 
same hostname.
Doing a forward DNS lookup on the hostname will randomly return one or 
the other (supposed to
be able to prioritize, but when I do that, I get a message 
(rrset-fixed), that the feature was disabled at compile time...)...so 
it's doing roundrobin with the 2 addrs..

Seems like samba is alternate denying requests to 1 address, while 
serving to the other address.

how can I get it to accept requests from either address and send back to 
which ever has the fewest
requests enqueued....but even if it send it back over a different 
number, how do I get it to not say permission denied to me half of the time?

Very weird.

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