Disappearing Browse List

Rich_Jones at wmg.com Rich_Jones at wmg.com
Thu Feb 4 14:09:12 GMT 1999


	I figured it out last nite.  I went thru those 9 steps in the Samba 
book. :)

	Everything was functional, except no master browser.  

	So I backtracked everything I did.  It turned out to be permissions to 
the /var/log directory.
		I had it as 750, once I changed it back to 755  Bingo!

	I finally corrected the PPP dialup script where the trap command was 
screwed up.  I hate when technical How-To books are incorrect.  

	Everything is working fine again. :)  I think I needed to sleep on 
it.. was a long day.



Richard Jones
NOS Administrator
Olyphant, PA 18448
(717)383-3291 ext 2381	Fax: (717)383-6837
Original Text
From: "Stephen L Arnold" <arnold.steve at ensco.com>, on 02/03/99 12:12 PM:
When the world was young, Rich_Jones at wmg.com carved some runes like this:

> Then the other day, the browselist on the WIn95 machines disappeared.
>  I have the server setup with:
>   local master = yes
>   remote announce =
>   domain master = yes
>   preferred master = yes
>   null passwords =  yes

I don't know if this will help, but you probably shouldn't use the 
"remote announce" parameter.  Samba will automatically bind to (and 
announce on) the first ethernet device.  I assume you're sharing 
with an internal (private) network and using the linux box as a 
firewall/gateway for internet access.  I wouldn't put any ipfwadm 
rules in a startup script until you have all the kinks worked out; 
just flush all the ipfwadm rules and check the browsing.  If 
browsing still doesn't work, then comment out the "remote announce" 

Stephen L Arnold                             sarnold at earthling.net

"A mime is a terrible thing to waste..."  -  Mel Brooks

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