Samba's response to a node status query includes a MAC Addr of 0:0:0:0:0:0

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Mon Apr 19 16:35:04 GMT 2004

Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

>> Would it be important to fix?
> Not important.  We've done it this way for a very, very 
 > long time.  There have, in the past, been a few people who have
 > asked for us to add this but their reasons were generally loopy.
 > Trying to use node status queries to inventory the systems on their
 > network, for instance (forgetting that not all systems run NBT).

I will add that I would really rather not include the
MAC address.  This is my personal opinion.  But I have
a gut feeling that the mail load on samba at will
increase if we change this due to broken scripts, or "I
don't want people to know my MAX addr", etc....

cheers, jerry
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