[Samba] wins: no nmblookup on 192.168.1.255 but 192.168.1.2
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Oct 22 04:05:12 MDT 2012
On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:06:10AM +0200, Rieker Flaik wrote:
> here is a client computer and a server computer (Debian Wheezy, armel,
> samba Version 3.6.6, IP address: 192.168.1.2, Name: xyz).
> Problem: wins doesn't answer nmblookups by the client on the broadcast
> client$ nmblookup -S xyz
> querying xyz on 192.168.1.255
> name_query failed to find name xyz
We have exactly the same setup here. I can't reproduce it.
I would assume that your network interfaces are not
correctly detected by nmbd, or the broadcast address on the
wins server is not correctly set in the interface.
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