Browse List Mangling
tpot at linuxcare.com.au
Thu Mar 29 05:56:39 GMT 2001
Martin Sheppard writes:
> We are in the situation where we will end up consolidating over 5000
> computers into a single Windows 2000 domain. As a result we will end up
> with a a rather large browse list for this domain, which it will be no fun
> using. I am working on a possible solution to this problem by setting samba
> up as a local master browser for the domain and getting it to alter the
> browse lists that it serves out in various ways.
> Would a generic mechanism for doing browse list mangling be of interest to
> other people?
How do you handle locking of the browse.dat file? Can smbd/nmbd
try to read the file while it is being written by your perl
How about something like a 'browse list filter' hook that calls
some program and returns yea or nay for adding a name or returns
a modified name and type.
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