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recognizing file server
« on: June 13, 2009, 11:17:11 pm »

I am using a PC as a file server, it's been previously used as a MD. The IP is Problem is, the MD is not listed anymore (which is good), and the IP is not in the unknown devices list, but still the core does not recognize the file server. The software of the file server worked fine on a computer with a different network card. The samba shares of the file server are visible from windows.

Any one have an idea how I can convince the core to take a new look?



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Re: recognizing file server
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2009, 03:11:16 pm »
I have just had a similar issue and followed this guide.

When setting up the file server i needed to have the IP and MAC address entered in the fileserver  configuration page.
Then the /usr/pluto/bin/ finds all shares and will prompt what you want to do with each.



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Re: recognizing file server
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2009, 10:07:42 pm »
That did it, thanks !


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Re: recognizing file server
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2009, 11:07:45 am »
A note: PLEASE, do NOT put the MAC address in there, IF the PC is on the external NIC. It will screw your dhcpd.conf file. If the PC, as in your case it seems to be, on the internal net, it is perfectly fine (and should be done).
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