Browsing & win95...

Gerald W. Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Apr 15 16:27:28 GMT 1998

Michel wrote:
> Some strange stuff going on; I configured samba (on multiple interfaces)
> to be a master and a domain master browser. According to the log.nmb
> this all goes well for both subnets (and samba is a domain controller).
> Domain logons to the samba server go well from the win95 client,
> nmblookups go well, net view \\machine on the win95 works well..
> But the samba servert doesn't show up in the environment. What's more...
> Everytime I configure the samba server's ip  to be win95's wins server,
> this setting seems to be totally lost by the win95 workstation after
> every reboot... winipcfg then shows an ampty field for the primary
> wins server and the config'd server in the secondary field....
> (and just wins disabled in the networking config).
> (and no, there are no (remote) reg- or policy updates).
> All this doesn't indicate a problem in samba but in the win95 workstation...
> but I have no clue - anyone who might know where to start looking
> for the problem ?

Since this is a WIndows 95 question, you really should post it to the
regular samba mailing list.

But since I'm here.... :)

Windows 95 OSR2 and later seems to forget these things.  If you will
enter the WINS server's IP address oas the primary and secondary server
then it should stay put.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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