the status of "remote browse sync"

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at
Mon Jan 17 16:27:18 GMT 2005

As far as I examined, "remote browse sync" parameter does not work as
described in smb.conf(5).

In addition to the description in smb.conf(5), 

1) both Samba box must be a **domain** master browse because they
  need to receive a Master Announcement.

2) both Samba box must be a WINS server because the workgroup name
 included in received Master Announcement packet must exists in

The following smb.conf is a minimum one to work remote browse sync

  workgroup = SAMBA01 (should be same atboth Samba box)
  domain master = Yes
  wins support = Yes
  remote browse sync = x.x.x.x (shoube be the other Samba box's IP)
  enhanced browsing = No (or Yes)

At least this behavior differs from that in smb.conf(5). 
This behavior is by design or a bug? 

Umm, this parameter is really used ?

TAKAHASHI, Motonobu (monyo)                    monyo at

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