Help a rookie: Samba 2.0.5+RH 6.1+Existing NT domain working
fabian at guternet.de
Thu Apr 13 10:10:38 GMT 2000
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> Yet, I am still unable to view this machine in the network
> neighborhood. Although if I go to a second Linux box and install
> samba, I am able to connect to it via the smbclient program.
> I added the machine to the existing NT domain as directed and
> recieved no errors. I am able to do to the NT 4.0 Server Manager
> and see the
> of the server.
> Yet, when logged into the domain on my Win 98 machine, I do NOT see
> the Linux Samba server listed in my NN.
By default, Samba pretends to be a NT Server. In the Server Manager
you can see that the Samba machine appears as 'NT 4.2 Server' or sth.
In many domains, the servers aren't visible to the clients in the
network neighborhood. I had the same problem once.
After I told Samba to identify as a NT Workstation, everything was
I just can't tell you which option in smb.conf contains the parameter
of the OS, but you can easily change it with SWAT.
Hope to helped you,
Fabian Guter <fabian at guternet.net>
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