Set up samba.

Cliff cliffo at
Sun Dec 23 12:55:06 PST 2001

No problem. See below...

William Rowden wrote:

>Perhaps I'll try un-commenting "local master = no". First, I'll try

>the following, though:


I would definitely give this a try.

Also, the output you provided from smbclient tells me that samba is only
seeing itself on the network. If everything was set up correctly, you
should see other workgroups as well as all the specific computers in the
hurston workgroup. For example, here is the output from my computer at

Sharename Type Comment
--------- ---- -------
public Disk Public Stuff
IPC$ IPC IPC Service (This ain't Windows and
never will be!!)

Server Comment
--------- -------
SMEGMA This ain't Windows and never will be!!

Workgroup Master
--------- -------

In this case, smeg is a win2k box and is the workgroup master for the
"blah" workgroup. You should see something like this when you run
smbclient -L hurston. The only time I have seen anything like this was
when the netmasks and broadcast addresses were set incorrectly.

Can the windows boxes see each other? Are there any strange router
rules preventing broadcasts from going through?

>>Can you give us the output from "smbclient -L hurston"?



>Here it is:


> [root at hurston samba]# smbclient -L hurston

> INFO: Debug class all level = 2 (pid 20335 from pid 20335)

> added interface ip= bcast=

> nmask=

> Password:

> Anonymous login successful

> Domain=[HARLEM] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 2.2.1a]


> Sharename Type Comment

> --------- ---- -------

> tmp Disk Temporary file space

> IPC$ IPC IPC Service (Linux Samba Server)

> ADMIN$ Disk IPC Service (Linux Samba Server)


> Server Comment

> --------- -------

> HURSTON Linux Samba Server


> Workgroup Master

> --------- -------



>The password was null, btw.


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