[Samba] wins: no nmblookup on but

Volker Lendecke 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:
> Hi,
>  here is a client computer and a server computer (Debian Wheezy, armel,
> samba Version 3.6.6, IP address:, Name: xyz).
> Problem: wins doesn't answer nmblookups by the client on the broadcast
> address:
> client$ nmblookup -S xyz
> querying xyz on
> 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.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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