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Re: Samba problem on FC7



On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 10:07 -0500, James Pifer wrote:
> > ----
> > sounds like on the F7 system, you need settings in global section of
> > smb.conf something like...
> > 
> > wins support = no
> > wins server = ip_address_of_wins_server
> > 
> > Craig
> > 
> 
> Isn't wins support = no the default?
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I believe that's correct, I just like to ensure some details
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> 
> And if you don't have a WINS server?
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again, I like to ensure some details and WINS is primary methodology of
Windows BIOS name resolution.

You can easily test name resolution from your FC5 system by typing...

smbclient -L BIOS_NAME_OF_NEW_SYSTEM

and see if it finds the system via the name resolution

Craig


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