[Gllug] A local nameserver for samba clients

Tethys tet at createservices.com
Wed Dec 3 18:19:19 UTC 2003

"Tom Schutzer-Weissmann" writes:

>I wondered if, instead of using the main network nameservers, I
>could have one running on the samba server that would give a dummy
>hostname for any IP address within a certain range. Samba won't
>clients connect if Gethostbyaddress fails for them.


Of course, that may become cumbersome if you're wanting to cover large
IP ranges, but it should be fine for most setups.

Incidentally, how are you prompting the clients for a filename for the
saved PDF, and how are you passing that through to the printing system
on Linux?


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