[Samba] After reIP, Samba hosts not browsable.
herb at sgi.com
Fri May 10 10:34:03 GMT 2002
If you are set up to use WINS this is definitely your problem.
If possible upgrade your samba systems to 2.2.4. Previous
versions had a bug where the would not register with the
WINS server if there was an old registration there - even
if that was no longer being defended.
"Van Sickler, Jim" wrote:
> Did you update the hosts/lmhosts files on
> all of the servers & clients? If not,
> they still contain the IP info from your
> old scheme...
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: C. Bensend [mailto:benny at bennyvision.com]
> > Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 6:01 AM
> > To: samba at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: [Samba] After reIP, Samba hosts not browsable.
> > Hey folks,
> > We recently reIP'ed our main office LAN. Ever since
> > this was done, none of our Samba hosts are browsable via
> > Network Neighborhood. While they are still availible via
> > Start -> Run -> \\servername, it's an annoying inconvenience.
> > Stats:
> > * PDC and BDC are NT domain controllers
> > * Samba hosts are running several versions of Samba,
> > from the later 2.0.* releases, through 2.2.1 and
> > 2.2.3
> > * Samba hosts include Linux, IRIX, HP-UX, and Solaris
> > To me, this points at a WINS problem, but deleting the
> > machine account from the domain and adding a new one does no
> > good. Unfortunately, since WINS is such a black art (at least
> > to me), the NT admins can't figure out where the problem lies,
> > either.
> > I doubt if this is a problem with Samba itself, but I'm
> > hoping that since we're all here because we're integrating *NIX
> > with Windows networks, someone might have run into this problem
> > before.
> > Any help would be much appreciated! If you need further info,
> > I'll be happy to provide it.
> > Thanks!
> > Benny
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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> > ten minutes, and ask the backhoe operator how to get
> > back to civilization. -Alan Frame
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Herb Lewis Silicon Graphics
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