samba F9 problem - matchname: host name/address mismatch
On Mon, 2008-06-23 at 14:06 -0400, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 14:32 -0400, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
> >> A Windows 98 machine of mine can not access samba shares after the samba
> >> server was upgraded to F9. It worked OK before the upgrade.
> >> The samba logs say:
> >> [2008/06/20 13:45:23, 0] lib/util_sock.c:matchname(1670)
> >> matchname: host name/address mismatch: ::ffff:192.168.0.93 !=
> >> engraver.domain.avtechpulse.com
> >> [2008/06/20 13:45:23, 0] lib/util_sock.c:get_peer_name(1791)
> >> Matchname failed on engraver.domain.avtechpulse.com ::ffff:192.168.0.93
> >> The "::ffff:" may be the source of confusion. The DNS should be OK:
> > do you have restrictions in smb.conf that any of this would matter? i.e.
> > do you have 'hosts allow' or 'bind interfaces' type statements in
> > smb.conf?
> Well, I removed the "hosts allow" statement. I no longer get these error
> messages - I get silent failures now. That is, the W98 box can not use
> any of the shares. It gives authentication errors and requests passwords
> for IPC$.
> It works fine for Windows 2000 clients.
> There's nothing useful in the samba logs... so I'm not sure where the
> problem is.
I suppose that you could up the log level of samba to get more useful
logs but then you'd have to go through the logs to figure it out.
I know nothing about your smb.conf to be of much use to you here and
merely responded to the little glimpse of errors that you sharing with
us (which I don't think are actually the issue).
I suppose that you could go to windows 98 command line and try to
net use f: SERVER_NAMESHARE_NAME user:$USER_NAME
but it's been a long time since I used Windows 98 so you better check
the format of the command via 'net use /?'
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