2 servers won't sync browse lists accross network

Jeremy Allison jallison at whistle.com
Tue Apr 7 01:23:27 GMT 1998

Greg Patten wrote:
> We've got two samba servers either side of a modem link and I'm trying
> to get them to sync browse lists. Using remote sync and friends the
> servers try and sync but invariably each time one does the other end
> rejects the `browse sync sessionsetup' i.e.
> sync_with_lmb: Initiating sync with local master browser BOX1<0x20> at
> IP for workgroup WORKGROUP
> 04/06/1998 21:44:53: sync_browse_lists: Sync browse lists with server BOX1<20> a
> t IP for workgroup WORKGROUP
> Connecting to at port 139
> sync_browse_lists: BOX1 rejected the browse sync sessionsetup
> Can someone tell me what this might be and how I can avoid it. I've
> followed BROWSING.txt to the letter (as far as I can tell). i.e. one
> domain master, both servers are local masters, one wins server etc.

This is interesting - crank up the debug log level
on the smbd refusing the connection and see what
it says. The browse sync connection should be made
as an anonymous (guest) user - so check guest is
allowed on the IPC$ share.

Jeremy Allison,
Samba Team.

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