[Samba] Windows 2008 Standard SP2 cannot access samba share by hostname but ok with IP

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 10 03:40:35 MDT 2013

On 09/10/13 18:04, Jerome Yanga wrote:
> Has anyone seen this situation?
> My Windows 2008 Standard SP2 x86_64 cannot access my samba share using
> \\<hostname> but connects properly when connecting to it by
> \\<host_ip_address>.
> regards,
> j
This sounds like a DNS problem, can you ping <hostname> from the windows 
2008 server ?


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