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Re: 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
authenticate manually...

something like...

net use f: \\SERVER_NAME\SHARE_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 /?'

Craig


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