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Old 09-30-2003, 06:45 AM   #1
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error connecting to

Ive been trying to install SUSE 8.0 and Samba 2.2.3a but got :

error connecting to (connection refused)
Connection to localhost failed.

I did # smbd -D
nmbd -D

Bind failed on ports 137, 139 socket_addr =
Error = Cannot assign requested address

HOW CAN I RESOLVE this especially as am gething frustrated.

Ill appreciate all the helps


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Firewall running? Just a thought.
Old 09-30-2003, 09:48 PM   #3
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you'll need to edit the smb.conf file in order to use samba
Old 10-01-2003, 02:23 AM   #4
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thanks folks,

I have edited my smb and my personal firewall isnt active.
Here is what my smb contains.

workgroup = ARBEITSGRP
netbios name = SAMBA
interfaces =
bind interfaces only = Yes
security = SHARE
encrypt passwords = Yes
password server =
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
log level = 1
log file = /var/log/samba/%m
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
os level = 12
preferred master = False
domain master = False
local master = Yes
wins support = Yes

comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
printer admin = root
guest ok = Yes
printable = Yes
browseable = No


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