lock directory / wins

Michael Adam obnox at samba.org
Wed Sep 12 05:49:16 MDT 2012

Hi Marc,

On 2012-09-12 at 13:25 +0200, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Am 12.09.2012 11:45, schrieb Michael Adam:
> >* disable the netbios service in samba (4),
> >   i.e.  add -nbt and -wrepl (more?) to "server services"
> >
> >* start nmbd
> log.nmbd says:
> [2012/09/12 13:22:39,  0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd.c:896(main)
>   server role = 'active directory domain controller' not compatible with 
> running nmbd standalone.
>   You should start 'samba' instead, and it will control starting the 
>   internal nbt server

Gosh, right. I forgot about this protection mechanism which
Andrew installed recently.

You can try to work around it by invoking nmbd with a special config
file, which drops the "server role" parameter and sets security = user.
I don't have a full workaround ready.

> I think this was disabled because of a good reason. I'll tell the users 
> they can't use the network neighbourhood during the next time. I think, it 
> should be no big deal. The users only have to learn to connect via 
> \\servername :-)

Ok. We need to finish the implementation soon.

Cheers - Michael

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