Host announcements oddities and Samba :-)
sharpe at ns.aus.com
Tue Feb 2 02:38:18 GMT 1999
while trying to pad out the chapter on local subnet browsing (oops, I mean,
sound knowledgable ... :-) I was investigating what happens during host
announcements and browser elections.
I notice that
Windows 95 announces as Server, Workstation, WfW, Win95+
My Windows NT server announces Server, Workstation,
Windows NT Workstation,
Samba announces as Server, Workstation, Print Queue Server
Xenix Server, Windows NT Workstation
Windows NT Server
What is interesting is that the Samba server has:
domain logons = yes
encrypt passwords = yes
smbpasswd file = ...
Why is it announcing as a Xenix server and why is it not claiming to be a
Is NetMon broken?
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com, NIC-Handle:RJS96
NS Computer Software and Services P/L,
Ph: +61-8-8281-0063, FAX: +61-8-8250-2080,
Samba (Team member), Linux, Apache, Digital UNIX, AIX, C, ...
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