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P1 Box running smoothwall, This is currently configured as normal firewall DCHP server. It is also currently using a modem to access the internet and this connection is shared with the other pc's on the network.
P2 Box running SUSE 9.0 - used for messing around in linux
P2 350 Compaq with Suse 9.0 configured as a Samba & NFS server
Toshiba Laptop - Windows XP
AMD XP2000 box - Dual Boot
Before I attttached the smoothwall box, the network was set up with static addresses and worked fine.
But with DCHP configured, my windows machines cannot find the samba server.
I cannot figure out where the process is falling over, is it at the windows end or the linux end.
Do I need to configure the server as a static IP or is there a way to maintain the dynamic addressing.
Am I right in thinking that it can be done using the domain name rather than with IP's, if so if anyone can offer any helpful hints or point me in the direction of any tutorials, it would be greatfully appreciated.