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Old 09-20-2009, 07:14 AM   #1
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\\sambaserver does not work \\192.168.1.10 does


For some reason, my name serving capability (WINS?) all of the sudden stopped working. I cannot access my linux samba server from windows machines. Access by IP address works.

I have the smbd and nmbd daemons running. File access works OK, when the IP address is used. There is nothing in the samba logs that jumps out at me.

Ideas?
 
Old 09-20-2009, 08:25 AM   #2
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Did you have "wins support = yes" in smb.conf?

Also check /etc/nsswitch.conf?
 
Old 09-20-2009, 10:41 AM   #3
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Access by IP address works.
Check your DNS resolve.
 
  


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