Where's my DMB?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon Nov 3 22:34:38 GMT 2003

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 02:20:50PM -0800, David Wuertele wrote:
> CH> First thing: A DMB must be *assigned* the job.  LMBs are elected,
> CH> but DMBs are the workgroup presidents and are appointed.
> Right, forgot that one.  Thanks.
> CH> Suggest setting "domain master = yes" in the smb.conf, and
> CH> changing the workgroup name from "NOWORKGROUP" to "WG1".  That
> CH> will cause your Samba server to become the DMB for workgroup WG1.
> OK, that worked.
> I would also like to test with a Windows DMB.  Do you know how to turn
> DMB service on, on a Windows XP Pro box?

As far as I know, Windows does not allow you to run the DMB service
*except* on a PDC.  So, to test Windows as a DMB, you'd have to set up a
PDC.  Ick.

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