[Samba] Re: Samba PDC + WinXP = problems fetching remote profiles

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Sun Aug 24 12:09:47 GMT 2003

>>> [global]
>>> dos charset = CP866
>>> display charset = KOI8-R
>>> unix charset = KOI8-R
>>Probably just a matter of taste.
>Actually, not a taste, but a language -- russian.

Yes, of course. How silly of me. You're domain is .ru

>>> ; preferred master = No
>>> ; local master = Yes
>>My smb.conf has both set to Yes. In addition to that
>My also had some time ago. It's the result of
>me experimenting in hope to make it work.
>>I set this registry on all clients:
>>   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\
>>       \Services\Browser\Parameters\
>>       \MaintainServerList="No"
>>instead of default "Auto".
>Never seen a link to this patch. Thanx.

It's not a panacea but it keeps the clients from 
initiating browser elections, if you know they'll lose
it every time. It's an old trick. It probably only
makes a significant impact with large number of 

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