Samba :- Name Resolution – From Linux, Resolve Windows Host

Background Here is how to use Samba to perform name resolution from a Linux Host to MS Windows computers. Lineage Windows WINS Installing & Configuring WINS Link Linux Samba Samba – Host Name Resolution Link Steps Outline Package Installation samba-winbind Network Configuration Names Service Switch /etc/nsswitch.conf Samba etc/smb.conf Firewall Configuration Firewall - firewalld Allow tcp/137 … Continue reading Samba :- Name Resolution – From Linux, Resolve Windows Host

Samba :- Name Resolution – From Windows, Resolve Linux Host Names

Background Upon trying to connect to the lone Linux host on our LAB network found it inaccessible. Later found out that the IP Address received from the DHCP Server has changed.   Goal Need to be able to use name resolution and find the Linux host from a windows box.   Network Ports Netbios Name … Continue reading Samba :- Name Resolution – From Windows, Resolve Linux Host Names