how can I make samba identify as workstation

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Nov 13 15:08:46 GMT 1997

On Thu, 13 Nov 1997, Dirk Thomalla wrote:

> If I look from a NT Server at the samba machine, 
> it identifies itself as NT Server 4.1.
> Fine, but I use a backup system which not allows to 
> backup other servers.
> So it would be a great help if I could make samba to identify 
> as a 'NT Workstation'.

ok.  eek.

1) there are #defines in smb.h for "DEFAULT_MAJOR_VERSION" and 
"DEFAULT_MINOR_VERSION".  change these to whatever you like.

2) grep SV_TYPE_ *.c, and check all occurrences of SERVER and NT, and 
play with these.


<a href="mailto:lkcl at"  > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
<a href=""> Samba Consultancy and Support </a>

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