Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Tue May 22 18:06:00 GMT 2001
> Hello All
> I am following up on a thread from e-smith.org regarding browse masters
> and who gets to win. the e-smith server is a server primarily aimed at
> intergration with windows clients.
> We are currently getting lots of strange happenings with Win 2000.
> taking over the browse functions on the network. even when
> It is the PDC and the preffered browser.
I think we would have to see some packet traces to know what's going on.
> I understand how the preffered browse list works previous to win 2000.
> But where does Win 2000 fit?
If it is running SMB over NetBIOS over TCP then it should act like an NT
box, but there are a number of subtle changes. Again, I would want to
> Are Microsoft using a new system to decide election?
They can't retrofit the older systems, though I suppose they could set up
W2K so that it always wins elections over NT boxes.
> How can you push it down. As most e-smith users acctually use the server
> as their PDC with NO windows server on the network.
My guess is that you'd have to find a registry setting or something.
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