NT network can't browse Samba

Jean-Serge Gagnon jsg at newlix.com
Thu May 20 10:58:07 GMT 1999

Nothinman wrote:
> One of your problems I believe is that if you have "bind interfaces only =
> true" you must list lo( in the list so that smbd can connect to
> it's self.
> Also you might want to upgrade to the 2.0.x series, it is much improved and
> the swat configuration util that comes with it is great to start a smb.conf
> with.

I would like to go to 2.x, but there are reasons why I can't at this

Are you sure about the interface? Broadcast for browse list
not come from there as is with requests for connections from Windows

Has ANYBODY seen this problem before? Windows clients on the NetHood can
see the Linux box or connect to it (by using something like
AND the Linux box can not connect to other machines (with smbclient -L
or ever get a list of machines on the net even though they are ALL on
the same
subnet and are all configured to use the same WINS server!

Thanks again.

My original post was:
>         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 ADOMAIN on subnet
> found
> dump_workgroups: dump workgroup on subnet  netmask=
>         ADOMAIN(1) current master browser = UNKNOWN
>                 OMEGA91 40009a03 (Newlix Corporation's Newlix Omega
> v1.0.0-m)
> and smb.conf [global] section:
> [global]
>         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 SO_RCVBUF=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 = ADOMAIN
>         remote announce =
// Jean-Serge Gagnon         jsg at newlix.com
// Newlix Corporation        http://www.newlix.com

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