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Re: [opensuse] Firewall
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:16:02 +0100
  • Message-id: <m4df8i$8d4$1@saturn.local.net>
James Knott wrote:

On 11/17/2014 12:55 PM, James Knott wrote:
On 11/17/2014 12:49 PM, Per Jessen wrote:
It can't resolve things it doesn't know about. If you can browse
for
the server, but not get to it directly with a host name then this
is
definitely the issue. You need to have some means of mapping host
name to IP address. Your choices are DNS server, hosts file,
lmhosts file or WINS server.
Not sure about the last two, but otherwise yup.

Yup to the last two as well.
http://www.oreilly.com/openbook/samba/book/ch07_03.html

Also see:
/etc/samba/lmhosts
/usr/share/man/man5/lmhosts.5.gz

Seems like lmhosts is only for samba then? Not that I care, just being
curious.



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