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Old 05-06-2005, 08:15 AM   #1
dsf767
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WINS on Samba Falure Most of The Time


alalrught guys here is the problem i am having we are running WINS with samba but when a machine tried to request something from the samba server its fails 80% of the time. We have many different subnets and we have tried to get many things to work but for somereason it fails most of the time. We think it is a problem with samba, This is a new network so anyimput you guys might have would be helpful.
 
Old 06-24-2005, 02:19 AM   #2
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Well, it's not an entire solution, but you could try this (/etc/smb.conf):

Server (192.168.1.249):

Code:
[global]
        workgroup = THEBAND
        server string = Samba File Server
        security = SHARE
        wins support = yes
        preferred master = yes
Client:
Code:
[global]
        workgroup = THEBAND
        server string = Slackware Samba Server
        security = SHARE
        wins support = yes
        wins server = 192.168.1.249
Of course, replace all the names and IP addresses with your own. If this doesn't work, post your network topology and smb.conf and I'll try to help you fix it when I get the chance.

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