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How do I give my samba server an alias name

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How do I give my samba server an alias name

At present the Samba server for my "test" data is \\server1\test

Can I have a Netbios name setup for server1.
A Netbios name of "myserver" giving
\\myserver\test

How do I do the above?
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Sure look in your smb.conf and add lines similar to the following.


# Global parameters
        workgroup = SAJD-DOMA
        netbios name = EVIL
        netbios aliases = SAJD-SRV01
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