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nmblookup fails

nmblookup fails

nmblookup fails


I'm on a network with a mix of Windows and Linux machines. I have a server running Fedora Core 8. It is running BackupPC and can't find other machines on the network. The server needs to be able to run nmblookups successfully for every machine.

I have even added the machines to the server's hosts file. Pings are successful. Nmblookups fail.

I'm getting the impression that I need to do something with the smb.conf file, but am not sure what to do. DNS server is not set up. SELinux is disabled.

RE: nmblookup fails

Is there a WINS server running on the network? This is what nmblookup uses. If one exists, you need to point samba to it. If not, one needs to be set up as a master browser.

RE: nmblookup fails


I fixed the problem using iptables. Thank you.

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