armand.welsh at sscims.com
Fri Dec 29 00:36:28 GMT 2000
agreed. the host should take precedence over the workgroup.
-> -----Original Message-----
-> From: Kevin Colby [mailto:kevinc at grainsystems.com]
-> Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2000 3:08 PM
-> To: Steve Langasek
-> Cc: Christopher R. Hertel; Allen, Michael B (RSCH); Samba Technical
-> Subject: Re: smb://
-> Steve Langasek wrote:
-> > If a machine on a remote subnet registers the server name
-> BLEE with the
-> > WINS server, and a machine on the local subnet declares
-> itself the LMB
-> > for workgroup BLEE, then I believe existing clients will
-> be able to ignore
-> > the conflict and see both workgroup BLEE and server BLEE.
-> I have to side with "blame a bad network", but because of
-> this scenario,
-> I think it would better to "prefer" the server name when in doubt.
-> (Look up #20 first and only use #1D failing that.)
-> Contacting a specific
-> server/share (a "must") should outweigh the ability to
-> browse a poorly
-> named workgroup (a "user convenience").
-> - Kevin Colby
-> kevinc at grainsystems.com
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