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Old 08-10-2005, 11:12 PM   #1
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problem with samba server


I have set up samba server in mdrake 10.2. I cn aaccess my window machines fri=om unix. however when I try to get to samba server from windows machine I ge the following

\\Localhostis nto accessible.

even though I have set up some unix folders as sharable
 
Old 08-10-2005, 11:15 PM   #2
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localhost refers to the computer you are working on. You need to use the NetBIOS name of your samba server.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 08:25 AM   #3
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where do i find the netbios name of the server? and how do I i chnage teh name of the unix server so that it matches teh netbios name.

thanx
 
Old 08-11-2005, 11:04 AM   #4
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The netbios name of the server is listed in the smb.conf file where it says "netbios name".
 
  


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