Samba4 "REWRITE: list servers not implemented" / No ADMIN$ Share / No AD DC

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Jul 17 17:53:52 MDT 2011

On Sun, 2011-07-17 at 14:37 -0500, Ted Salmon wrote:
> So I got it to work! I had to reinstall the OS and compile Samba 4.0 while Samba 3.5.8 was still installed.
> It was kind of wonky at first until I uninstalled 3.5.8 then everything kind of works. I still am receiving the following error though:
> root at NETS2-TEST:~# smbclient -L -UAdministrator
> Unknown parameter encountered: "announce as"
> Ignoring unknown parameter "announce as"
> Password for [SMBNETWORK\Administrator]:
>         Sharename       Type       Comment
>         ---------       ----       -------
>         netlogon        Disk
>         sysvol          Disk
>         IPC$            IPC        IPC Service
> REWRITE: list servers not implemented
> And :
> root at NETS2-TEST:~# net server domain -UAdministrator
> Ignoring unknown parameter "server role"
> Enter Administrator's password:
> Enumerating servers in this domain or workgroup:
>         Server name          Server description
>         -------------        ----------------------------
> Interesting how it's not showing a DC yet I can join/manage the AD *shrug*.

Don't worry about it.  NetBIOS browsing isn't an fundamental element of
an AD domain, and is being removed on the Microsoft side anyway (it
won't work with IPv6). 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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