Set up samba.
rhansen at u.washington.edu
Thu Dec 27 15:41:05 PST 2001
I absolutely agree with Cliff, there is no reason/need to involve WINS or
DNS in this matter. Samba should function on a network without a "domain
Furthermore, the insight to drop ipchains completely would at least let
you know where the bug lies. When I solved my firewall issue, it was first
by stopping the entire wall and then reworking it from the ground up to
give my windows boxes access.
On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, C. Olmsted wrote:
> > The suggestions I haven't yet tried are setting the Windows
> > computers to logon to a NT domain, pointing them to hurston for
> > WINS, or adding DNS. Which of them seems more relevant? Are there
> > any other suggestions?
> None of the above. These are all going to make life more complicated than
> just a basic netbios sharing setup. Is the samba box the one with all the
> ipchains rules? I would disconnect your outside internet connection,
> remove all the rules for ipchains and then see what happens.
> Another idea...can you connect by ip address? For example, in the Run...
> dialog, enter "\\192.168.0.xxx" substituting the ip for your samba box...
> > --
> > -William
> > Here's looking at you, kid.
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