SAMBA Shares Are Not Working When Client FQDN is Mentioned in The Host Deny Section (Doc ID 2200752.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Samba shares are not working with the client FQDN mentioned in hosts deny list in the configuration file under global section.

If the IP address is mentioned instead of FQDN it is working fine. Below is the configuration

eg:

 The name resolution is working fine. Both the forward and reverse lookup resolving correctly from the Samba server.

Changes

 No Changes

Cause

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