No Listing in Network Neighborhood

Aaron Dougherty chicken at
Mon Feb 8 01:18:57 GMT 1999

Looks like it was 2 things.

1) I had the wrong workgroup information in my smb.conf
2) I didn't have nmbd running at all. FYI, I only have 1 nmbd running, and
it shows in network neighborhood now.

Thanks for the help.


----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Wood <cwood at>
To: Multiple recipients of list <samba-ntdom at>
Sent: Saturday, February 06, 1999 10:12 AM
Subject: Re: No Listing in Network Neighborhood

>On Sat, 6 Feb 1999, Aaron Dougherty wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am relatively new to Samba. I have installed it to Solaris 7.
>> seems to be working just fine, and I can map my tmp directory by
>> stating \\SAMBA_SERVER\TMP, but I can not see the Samba Server in my
>> Neighborhood. Does anyone have any suggestions?
>I recently had this battle too.  Things I've heard of that can cause
>1. "Interfaces =" setting in smb.conf is wrong, or has the wrong
>   subnet mask.
>2. "workgroup = xxx " in smb.conf but on the Win95 machine workgroup is
>   set = yyy.  Change Win95 to xxx and Samba shows up.
>3. nmbd deamon isn't running... you should see 2 nmbd's running, if you
>   only see one, restart nmbd.
>Umm. That's all I can think of off the top of my head.
>Chris Wood                         Kitco, Inc.
>801-489-2097                       Wencor West, Inc.
>[cwood at]                 Durham Aircraft Services

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