Bug 449859 - Status of smb and nmb always unknown. Samba sharing doesn't work like in Fc8 and FC7
Status of smb and nmb always unknown. Samba sharing doesn't work like in Fc8 ...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Simo Sorce
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-03 18:45 EDT by Robert Bernabe
Modified: 2009-07-14 12:31 EDT (History)
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Description Robert Bernabe 2008-06-03 18:45:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
Enable and disable for the services works but the status of the smb and nmb services are unknown in the gnome GUI window. I basically just followed everything we did for FC8 which used to work but doesn't anymore for FC9.Cannot ping machine (firewall and selinux disabled already), cannot see windows share from other machines in the network...sorry but samba doesn't seem to work anymore.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to services
2.enable smb and nmb - status becomes updating ...restart machine and status is unknown.
3. ps shows they are running
4. Go to samba settings and enable a share for a specific user...
5. disable firewall and selinux 
6. ping the machine (cannot)
7. try to connect to share (cannot...:) can't ping in the first place)

Actual Results:
FC9 samba share doesn't work like FC8 ...or it doesn't seem to....everything used to work for FC8

Expected Results:
windows sharing enabled.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2008-10-05 13:14:03 EDT
> 6. ping the machine (cannot)

That's your primary problem, which is unrelated to Samba.
You need a working network connection between your machines
before you start trouble-shooting Samba.
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