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Re: Easy Samba Question

>  : Will Samba work across a router?  The Internet?
>  : 
>  : Am I dreaming?  Is there a way to do this?  If so, any pointers?  The HOWTO
>  : didn't deal with this issue at all.
> It will work, unless some firewall/router blocks your packets.
> smbclient \\\\host\\service -I _ip_of_host

It's easier for commonly accessed hosts to either make sure that the
unqualified domain name matches the netbios name... if you can't do that
because the box isn't under your control then use a lmhosts file on the
samba server to do the mapping dynamically.


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