NT network can't browse Samba

Jean-Serge Gagnon jsg at newlix.com
Wed May 19 03:18:09 GMT 1999

	I'm trying to setup a Linux box with Samba (1.9.18p10) and it isn't
having any luck making a home for itself on the network.

If I go to a Windows95 machine, I see all (well most) machines on the
net there, but not the Linux box. I can also not see any other machines
from the Linux box.

Here is log.nmbd output that repeats every 5 seconds or so:

find_workgroup_on_subnet: workgroup search for DYNDOMCTL001 on subnet found
dump_workgroups: dump workgroup on subnet  netmask=
        DYNDOMCTL001(1) current master browser = UNKNOWN
                OMEGA91 40009a03 (Newlix Corporation's Newlix Omega

and smb.conf [global] section:

        server string = Newlix Corporation's Newlix Omega v1.0.0-m
        security = server
        password server = APASSSERVER
        netbios name = OMEGA91
        bind interfaces only = yes
        interfaces =
        name resolve order = lmhosts wins bcast host
        guest account = netbios
        printing = bsd
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_SNDBUF=8192
        encrypt passwords = yes
        unix password sync = yes
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        passwd chat = *new*pass* %n\n *new*pass* %n\n *change*
        wins support = no
        wins server =
        wins proxy = yes
        os level = 0
        domain master = no
        local master = no
        preferred master = no
        workgroup = DYNDOMCTL001
        remote announce =

If I do 'smbclient -L omega91' I get:

Added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
error connecting to (Connection refused)

But if I do 'smbclient -L omega91 -R bcast' I get:

Added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
Got a positive name query response from ( )
Server time is Mon May 18 23:14:00 1998
Timezone is UTC-4.0
Domain=[ADOMAIN] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 1.9.18p10]
connected as guest security=user

Server=[OMEGA91] User=[netbios] Workgroup=[ADOMAIN] Domain=[ADOMAIN]

        Sharename      Type      Comment
        ---------      ----      -------
        attached       Printer   Locally attached printer
        cdrom          Disk      Newlix Omega 1.00m
(1999/05/12 at 23:03EST)
        fax            Disk      FAX outgoing spool area
        ftphome        Disk      FTP base directory
        IPC$           IPC       IPC Service (Newlix Corporation's
Newlix Omega v1.0.0-m)
        shared         Disk      Shared file space for all users
        webhome        Disk      Web base directory

This machine has a browse list:

        Server               Comment
        ---------            -------
        OMEGA91              Newlix Corporation's Newlix Omega v1.0.0-m

This machine has a workgroup list:

        Workgroup            Master
        ---------            -------

'ifconfig eth0' reports:

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:80:C8:E1:E6:B1  
          inet addr:  Bcast: 
          RX packets:22815 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:1
          TX packets:16404 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          Interrupt:12 Base address:0x6c00 

Please help!

// Jean-Serge Gagnon         jsg at newlix.com
// Newlix Corporation        http://www.newlix.com

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