[Gllug] Still not very good at Samba - setting the hostname

Jason Clifford jason at ukpost.com
Thu Feb 12 15:09:34 UTC 2004

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Tom Schutzer-Weissmann wrote:

> Thanks for your advice. I think the problem must be name resolution because users can happily access the shares if they use the ip address. 
> The only thing that can do the name resolution is Samba, but I don't know how to get it to do so. And I do find it odd that the netbios name I set for the host doesn't appear in the workgroup, which remains resolutely empty.

In your smb.conf file what settings do you have for:

dns proxy:
wins support:

Jason Clifford
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