need help with new ubuntu server
weboide at codealpha.net
Wed Apr 13 20:56:45 UTC 2011
2011/4/13 bill bixby <phyremon at yahoo.com>
> i have been struggling for days with new ubuntu network. cannot make
> server or linux machines "recognize" each other. 1 windows machine shows up
> on network but none of the ubuntu machines - including server. have
> loaded/installed many recommended programs onto server - am using samba on
> all machines - and have read many many many forums and on-line help but
> cannot figure out how to get server "recognized as the server" or for other
> ubuntu machines to be "seen" on network. lots of super technical help and
> lots of how to install ubuntu server help out there but very little in
> between. could really use a simple step by step guide to getting a linux
> network up and running. not completely new to networks but am new to
> linux. the simpler the the better. please help!
> ubuntu-server mailing list
> ubuntu-server at lists.ubuntu.com
> More info: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam
Just a tip..
If you wish to accomplish this in a home network and without using samba,
you need a router that supports receiving hostname from client machines
(through the DHCP request). Most cheap routers for home networks do not seem
to support that, I recently flashed my Linksys router with OpenWRT and I
could ping all of my machines using their hostnames.
I also noticed that some enterprise-level routers do not support this.
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