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Old 11-08-2003, 12:16 PM   #1
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Unhappy Can not connect to SWAT anymore

Hello, Until yesterday (7 nov 03) I had a mostly working 2.27 samba running on my redhat 9 box that I configured via SWAT. Now I can not get back into SWAT & I also (in a useless attempt to make it work) upgraded to samba 3.0 I get the following when trying to start SWAT:

An error occured while loading http://matrix1:901/:

Could not connect to host matrix1 (port 901)

here is my /etc/hosts file:

# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail. localhost localhost.localdomain matrix1 philip robert pc2 freebsd

Also /etc/services does have the correct port 901 set up & /etc/xinetd/d/swat

description: swat is the Samba Web Administration Tool, which
# allows an administrator to configure Samba using a web
# browser interface, with the URL http://localhost:901
service swat.
disable = no
socket_type = stream
wait = no
protocol = tcp
only_from = matrix1
user = root
log_on_failure += USERID
server = /usr/sbin/swat
port = 901
& /etc/pam.d/samba

auth required
auth required service=system-auth
account required service=system-auth
session required service=system-auth
password required service=system-auth
# added by me in a panic attempt to get swat working again on 7 nov 03
samba auth required /lib/security/ nullok shadow
samba account required /lib/security/

I dont't know if this is related but,my trouble started yesterday after I actually got vnc-server working. I just left it at default so it started on matrix1:1 I went to work (yes I puched a hole through turtlefirewall just for this) & connected from my laptop at work via vnc to the redhat box. I did not do anything & then jsut logged off. when I got home I had to reboot the redhat box becuase konq would not work. Kept complaing aobut something like the DHOCP server or other could not be contactacted/(connected?). Well SWAT has not worked ever since. Now the samba 2.7 still worked with a manual start, but this morning I did a rpm -U| to 3.0 & now that too is not working Any help ir direction pointing would be greatly appreciated.


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