Samba - windows - win2k

Hans Scheffers hans at
Wed Nov 21 03:53:14 GMT 2001

I am still looking for the answer to my problem, i.e. windows not seeing
the smb serbver in the networkneighbourhood.
Here is my setup:

Linux RH 7.1 Server / SMB 2.2.1a-4 (upgraded yesterday), IP Address

Firewall / Smoothwall:
IP 1: (DMZ side)
IP 2: (Internal Network)

I opened UDP 137/138 and TCP 139 from DMZ to Internal (Internal to DMZ
allows all)

Internal Network:
192.168.0.x: Win'98SE Clients
               These clients can connect to the shares on the smb server
               When I type \\JIFFIE_SERVER in explorer, I get all the shares
192.168.0.x: Win2K client
               This client can connect to the shares on the smb server
               When I type \\JIFFIE_SERVER in explorer, I get an error
that th smb server cannot be found.

On all the clients EnablePlainTextPassword is set and this seems to work.
I just don't see the server in my NetworkNeighbourhood and I get this
error from win2k.

I hope someone can help me with this, and maybe someone also can tell me
what to put in the wins configuration of the winXX clients when I want
to use the smb server as wins server.

Here is my smb.conf:

Hans Scheffers
JifLin B.V.
Email: hans at

Hans Scheffers
JifLin B.V.
Email: hans at
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	workgroup = JIFFIE
	netbios name = JIFFIE_SERVER
	server string = Jiffie Samba %v on (%L)
	domain logons = yes
	security = user 
	encrypt passwords = yes
        smb passwd file = /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd
        unix password sync = yes
	passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u

	hosts allow = 192.168.0. 192.168.1.  127.
	interfaces = 
	bind interfaces only = no
	log level = 3
	os level = 100
	preferred master = Yes
	domain master = Yes
	wins support = true
        remote announce =
	remote browse sync = yes

	comment = The Domain Logon Service
	path = /home/samba
	public = no
	writeable = no
	browsable = no
	comment = Underlying directory for Jiffie \
automation shared directories. Do \
not use normally.
	path = /home/world
	read only = No
	writeable = yes
	create mask = 0776
	guest ok = Yes

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