[Samba] nmbd -D

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Thu Jan 9 21:46:00 GMT 2003

nmbd responds to other computers trying to reach your machine. Maybe you
don't need it if you don't want anybody to find your machine.
As to why it stops, check your logs.


> Just wondering something here.
> I am running RH8.0 and have the latest Samba release from RH networks. I just 
> got finished updating things with their files (all four of them) and now  the 
> daemon 'nmbd' will start but not continue to run.  I can still access the 
> network without it though, so not sure the relevance of this daemon.. 
> Any thoughts on why this is happening and  what does this file do??
> Maybe smbd is the only one needed?   If not how do I keep it running..

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