Doh! I should have read this before replying to the last one. You
obviously don't need/want to change your real hostname.
I presume you have added a line in smb.conf to read
netbios alias = YourDesiredName
simply change that to read
netbios name = YourDesiredName
restart samba and you should be in business.
Btw, it can take a while (up to 15 minutes) for changes to be updated
in the Network Neighborhood so even if you successfully change this,
you may see your old name hanging around for a bit.
On Sat, May 20, 2000 at 03:27:16PM +0100, Jason A. Corcoran wrote:
> Hi there,
>> I have set up my PC with Mandrake 7 on our NT network. I have, using
> Gnosamba, configured my machine so there is a shared directory for the
> NT users.
>> The IT department require a naming convention be followed by all
> machines on the network. I have managed to get the computer to show up
> on the network with the required name using a netbois alias, but its
> real name apc088 also shows up on a NT workstations network explorer. Is
> there any way to stop this from Happening ??
> Jason Corcoran.
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