[CentOS] Re: samba question

Sat May 24 13:31:37 UTC 2008
Tom Diehl <tdiehl at rogueind.com>

On Fri, 23 May 2008, Dennis McLeod wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
>> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of David chong
>> Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2008 3:21 AM
>> To: CentOS mailing list
>> Subject: [CentOS] samba question
>> Hi,
>> I am running Centos5.1, trying to configure samba now. I am
>> quite new in this area and hope help from the list.
>> I could not connect to it from a windows xp pc
> You should really look into the Samba Mailing list......
> https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba
> I only use two mailing lists (Linux that is...)
> Centos and Samba......
> Following your thread, you likely need to add the server to the hosts and
> lmhosts files on your XP boxes, as was already mentioned....

Or simply fix DNS. If your DNS is broken, it will cause all kinds of problems.
Maintaining hosts or lmhosts files for more than 1 or 2 machines is insanity.
Setting up an internal DNS server is trivial compared to setting up samba. I
would suggest you take the time to learn how.

Hope this helps.


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