Apologies for posting to the BSD list - but the Samba lists couldn't help

steve at reftech.co.uk steve at reftech.co.uk
Thu Sep 26 08:58:43 BST 2002


I'm not brave enough to try Samba-TNG straight on a customers box without 
testing first but i'll give you a shout when i've built a dev box up.

Thanks for the offer of the config file.

Steve

Quoting Lou Kamenov <lou.kamenov at aeye.net>:

> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 17:25:24 +0100
> "Steven Purdy" <steve at reftech.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Lou
> > In answer to your questions:-
> > 
> > >>>trying to register with you wins server? And you dont have support
> > for it?
> > I set wins support = yes and it made no difference, I still got the logs
> > everynight with errors.
> > 
> > >>>Lmhosts, not a solution, just a hack. 
> > It's the default setting.
> > 
> > >>>if you have a different wins server use it? (NT box or something like
> > this?)
> > Don't swear at me ;-)
> I wont, its your network not mine i`m trying to be helpful *smile*
> 
> > 
> > The Network infrastructure is:-
> > 
> > ADSL --> ADSL Modem (Nat'd) --> [network] 
> > 
> > FreeBSD 4.6-RELEASE #0
> > samba-2.2.5_3 running PDC and login scripts to win9x clients
> > successfully.
> > As I mentioned, running it's own local DNS.
> 
> Cool, okay.
> Usually it takes 1h to migrate from samba to samba-tng (cd
> /usr/ports/*/samba-tng). And you`ll luv it, it has a SAM db even:) (its
> almost like NT!)
> Once its up i`ll give u a sample config file with some more information for
> each one of the settings. 
> 
> agree?
> 
> cheers,
> -lk
> > 
> > 
> > FreeBSD UKUG people are so much more helpful than most other lists.
> > 
> > Cheers chaps.
> > 
> > Steve
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lou Kamenov [mailto:lou.kamenov at aeye-web.com] 
> > Sent: 25 September 2002 17:39
> > To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> > Cc: Steven Purdy
> > Subject: Re: Apologies for posting to the BSD list - but the Samba lists
> > couldn't help
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 16:12:36 +0100
> > "Steven Purdy" <steve at reftech.co.uk> wrote:
> > 
> > > I upgraded 6 PC's to 10/100 and also changed an IP address or 2 in the
> > 
> > > process. On the ones that had an IP address change, I reflected the 
> > > new IP in the DNS Zone file.
> > > 
> > > Since the upgrade I've been getting the following on the nightly 
> > > output. I've tried enabling WINS and DNS Proxy in smb.conf. I need to 
> > > fix this before I can put the main software that they use on it.
> > > 
> > > I don't know if it's related but last week FreeBSD started getting
> > > watchdog packet errors and then losing all com's.
> > > It did this twice and has been OK since, the nightly email errors
> > > persist though
> > 
> > D`oh that`s wierd. I have a samba-tng (not samba, samba-TheNewGeneration
> > take a look at it) box, which is organised like this: 
> > 
> > specs: Samba-TNG, dhcpd on FreeBSD 4.6 stable.
> > Basically i`m using dhcpd for everything (wins,dns,ip,gw). However there
> > is a SAP software on the samba box and it works just fine( OT i`m also
> > running qmail+vpopmail on it - the infrastructure is -> firewall <- dmz
> > --> samba box). The Samba box is also a PDC.
> > 
> > > 
> > > TIA
> > > 
> > > **********************************************
> > > 
> > > SUSANNE<03> from IP 10.0.0.58 on subnet UNICAST_SUBNET.
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]: [2002/09/20 16:37:41, 0]
> > > nmbd/nmbd_incomingrequests.c:process_name_refresh_request(184)
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]:   Error - should be sent to WINS
> > server
> > 
> > trying to register with you wins server? And you dont have support for
> > it?
> > 
> > 
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]: [2002/09/20 16:37:41, 0]
> > > nmbd/nmbd_incomingrequests.c:process_name_refresh_request(183)
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]:   process_name_refresh_request:
> > unicast
> > > name registration request received for name SUSANNE-PC<20> from IP 
> > > 10.0.0.58 on subnet UNICAST_SUBNET.
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]: [2002/09/20 16:37:41, 0]
> > > nmbd/nmbd_incomingrequests.c:process_name_refresh_request(184)
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]:   Error - should be sent to WINS
> > server
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]: [2002/09/20 16:37:41, 0]
> > > nmbd/nmbd_incomingrequests.c:process_name_refresh_request(183)
> > > > Sep 20 16:37:41 bsd nmbd[166]:   process_name_refresh_request:
> > unicast
> > > name registration request received for name...........and on it goes.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > **********************************************
> > > I've also trawled around the mailing lists and seen the common replies
> > 
> > > about Wins client and server battling - here is my testparm output to 
> > > allay those
> > 
> > What is your network infrastructure? (sample scheme please?) 
> > 
> > > ideas.
> > > 
> > > su-2.05a# testparm | grep ins
> > > 
> > >         allow trusted domains = Yes
> > >         name resolve order = lmhosts host wins bcast
> > 
> > Lmhosts, not a solution, just a hack. 
> > 
> > >         max wins ttl = 518400
> > >         min wins ttl = 21600
> > >         wins proxy = No
> > >         wins server =
> > 
> > if you have a different wins server use it? (NT box or something like
> > this?)
> > 
> > >         wins support = No
> > 
> > No wins support? Do you have a PDC?
> > 
> > >         wins hook =
> > > 
> > >  
> > > Regards
> > > 
> > > Steve Purdy
> > 
> > Try samba-tng, its lot better than plain samba, find out for yourself.
> > 
> > cheers,
> > -lk
> > 
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