Nautilius lists windows workgroup and servers even when smb is not runnning

Cliff Flood cliff.flood at voxpilot.com
Fri Mar 18 04:27:23 CST 2005


Sumesh_PK at dell.com wrote, on 03/18/05 10:22:
>  
> Hi ,
> 
>  I have a curious query..
>  I have a RHEL3 Update4 Server in which I have stopped smb services(smbd
> and nmbd)
>  Still I am able to browse the windows servers thru Nautilus (smb:///)
>  How is this happening?

The smbclient, which is how you browse smb shares, does not require any 
service to be running on your client machine. The samba services are 
what allow others to browse shares on your redhat server.

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