Trouble with my Hood

eirvine eirvine at
Fri Apr 6 22:22:36 GMT 2001

Hi Heath,

Heath Goebel wrote:
> I hope this is the correct mailing list. If not, I'm sure that someone
> will let me know.
> I'm having trouble getting all of my Samba servers into my Network
> Neighborhood.
> I have Samba 2.0.7 running on two Sun servers and they both appear in
> the Network Neighborhood and are accessable without any problems. I have
> Samba 2.0.7 running on one Silicon Graphics server. When I first
> installed it, I was able to get it added to the Network Neighborhood.
> But, it subsequently fell out and no longer appears in the Network
> Neighborhood although it is accessable using Find Computer. I'm not sure
> why. The best clue is the following error message in my log.nmb:
> nmbd/nmbd_nameregister.c(109):
> register_name_response: server at IP reject our name
> registration of STING<00> with error code 6.

This may be obvious, but how many samba servers are set up to be
the PDC?
> (eagle) is the NT PDC
> STING is the Silicon Graphics server
> I've tried deleting sting from the NT domain and re-adding it
> (/usr/local/samba/bin/smbpasswd -j HSV -r eagle) to no avail.
> My smb.conf looks like this...
> [global]
>     workgroup = HSV
>     server string = Samba %v on (%h)
>     encrypt passwords = yes
>     security = domain
>     password server = EAGLE SIATA
>     wins server =
>     log file = /usr/local/samba/log/samba.log.%m
> [homes]
>     browsable = no
>     writable = yes
> [apps-sgi]
>     path = /apps/sgi
>     writable = yes


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