[Samba] host machine doesn't show up in browse list

Vizitiu, Ciprian CVizitiu at gbif.org
Mon Apr 7 09:39:44 GMT 2003

> What is the minimum smb.conf configuration options required 
> to make the host show up in the windows 2000 network 
> neighbourhood browse list?
> Currently I've only set `workgroup', `netbios name', `server 
> string'.  What else needs to be there?
> My apologies if this has been asked before, I did scan the 
> mailing lists before I posted but most of the postings 
> referred to multiple subnet issues which this is not.

Are you the admin of the whole thing? If "yes" blatantly cheat elections and
grab the browse list! :-E Never mind the PDC. Also using wins helped me a
lot. That is a WINS samba server is a treasure; you can always look at the
/var/lock/samba/wins.dat and see who's who in that windows world... 

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