[Samba] Unable to use current Primary Domain Controller
Kablaoui, Edward S.
edward_s_kablaoui at md.northgrum.com
Tue Apr 30 11:53:02 GMT 2002
OS: Open BSD 2.9
Samba Version : 2.0.8
I'm trying to integrate SAMBA into an existing NT network. The IP addresses
of each machine are as follows:
WINS Server : xxx.xxx.79.13
PDC : xxx.xxx.79.27
SAMBA : xxx.xxx.223.81
The netmask is 255.255.255.0
If I set "local master = no" and "os level = 17", the SAMBA server is no
longer seen when browsing the MyGroup workgroup from an NT machine. I tried
to set the "domain controller = MyPDC" in the smb.conf file that came with
the distribution, but this option is not supported. The /var/log/nmbd file
contains the error "Master Browser not found for MyGroup". When I try to
map to the SAMBA Server in NT I get a message saying "Network Path Not
If the above options are turned off, the SAMBA Server becomes the master
browser and appears in the MyGroup workgroup and everything works fine.
I would rather have SAMBA recognize the PDC rather than becoming the master
browser. I've also included the current smb.conf file.
I think the problem may be that the PDC is on a different subnet.
If anyone can offer an explanation and/or a possible solution, I would
greatly appreciate it.
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