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Old 08-12-2003, 07:13 AM   #1
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Cannot find /etc/xinetd.d/swat

I am trying to set up samba on my Red hat 8 box, i am aware that i must change the line disable = no in the /etc/xinetd.d/swat file, but it doesn't exist on my computer, although i have samba installed (checked by running rpm -qa | grep samba)

I then searched for the file on the internet and found that it looked like this

service swat
port = 901
socket_type = stream
wait = no
only_from =
user = root
server = /usr/sbin/swat
log_on_failure += USERID
# disable = no
and after creating this file in vi and restarting the start up script i still get "the connection was refused when attempting to contact

Old 08-12-2003, 07:23 AM   #2
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You have to install an extra rpm for samba-swat for that !!!!
Old 08-12-2003, 08:56 AM   #3
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What's it called and where do i get it from?
Old 08-12-2003, 05:20 PM   #4
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SWAT is located on your RedHat CDs.
The file name is samba-swat-2.2.7-5.8.0


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