Samba in a NT network.

Jeanson, Patrick Patrick_Jeanson at
Fri May 11 18:17:17 GMT 2001

Hi !

I have managed to configure my linux box to share FS with a NT machines in a

nt network.

Unfortunately the net admin came to me and told me that our Linux

machines(~10) are taking the master browser role in the network.

Is there a way to configure SAMBA in order to

avoid this problem?




# Global parameters


workgroup = CORP

security = DOMAIN

encrypt passwords = Yes

null passwords = Yes

log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m

max log size = 50

load printers = No

os level = 65

local master = No

wins support = Yes

strict locking = Yes


comment = Patrick_Jeanson

path = /home/jeansop

writeable = Yes

create mask = 0777


comment = tftp jeansop

path = /home/tftp/pub

guest account = guest

writeable = Yes

create mask = 0777

guest ok = Yes

strict locking = No



Patrick Jeanson

Patrick Jeanson	

Software Designer

ADC Broadband Transport & Access Group

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Fax: 514.215.2528

patrick_jeanson at

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