Re: Idiots guide to setting up samba
On Mon, 16 Jan 2012 23:32:19 +0000, Richard wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jan 2012 17:01:57 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón <email@example.com>
>> > this is from samba.log :-
>> > [2012/01/16 13:40:23.909262, 0] smbd/server.c:756(open_sockets_smbd)
>> > open_sockets_smbd: No sockets available to bind to.
>> > Any ideas please ????
>> Your samba service is crashing because of the above errors, I'd say
>> related to the network interface you have set. Check your smb.conf
>> interfaces =
>> bind interfaces only =
> I've managed to get smbd up and running,
Ah good, but what did you finally have to do? What was broken?
> the application needs to be a server and not just a client, as one of
> the directories is used by another computer. Not my app ,my son's :(.
"sftp" also does a good job for sharing files over two hosts and is
easier and more secure than samba. But of course, you son's application
have to support it...
> What I'm not seeing is any broadcast on x.x.x.255, the firewall should
> be open in both directions on the samba ports.
> Play again in the morning.
What kind of firewall? The router's one usually does not block intranet
data flow but external → internal connections :-?