How to browse the samba server from different group?
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Sat Sep 25 13:28:07 GMT 1999
Does tail -f log.nmb show that your server is being elected master browser?
Does net view \\servername yield browseable shares?
At 11:15 PM 09/25/1999 +1000, Zhou Senqiang wrote:
>Thanks a lot for your help. But still it doesn't work.
> I set "wins support = yes" in smb.conf.
>>Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 09:19:34 -0400
>>From: Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com>
>>To: samba at samba.org
>>Subject: Re: How to browse the samba server from different group?
>>Message-ID: <184.108.40.206.19990924091934.00a956a0 at mail.pacificnet.net>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>>Here's how I do it:
>>First, make sure it's not a Windows Explorer problem. Do the following:
>>net view \\myserver
> can not connect the server.
>>If you see the shares there, it's win9x's quirky explorer. More on that
>>later. If you don't see the shares there, on the Linux box do
>>smbclient -NL myserver
> Yes, I see it.
>>If you don't see the shares there, something's wrong with your smb.conf
>>browseability. Make sure your global section does not have browse list=no,
>>and make sure your shares have browseable=yes.
> what can I do if neither net view nor explorer can browse the server?
>>If you can browse with net view but not with explorer, it's likely the
>>result of no browser election thus no winner. Here's what I do to fix that:
>>netbios name=myserver #make it findable
>>preferred master=yes #force browser election on startup
>>local master=yes #throw your hat in the ring
>>os level=65 #outspend your NT opponents
>>domain master=yes #completely rig the election
>>NOTE: Do not put in the comments! -- they only work at the start of the
>>line. I've included them at the end of the line for easy illustration only.
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