[Samba] Disappearing Windows machines ...

Jon Niehof jniehof at paladigm.com
Wed Jan 29 20:48:29 GMT 2003

> After I enable Samba on my Linux box, the windows machines on the network
> slowly (over hours) start disappearing from view of the network
> neighbourhood and windows services provided by windows machines become
> inaccessible too. Within 24 hours, windows services are totally crippled.
Add the following to the global section of smb.conf:

local master = no

for some reason samba as the master browser results in Not 
Happy Things, at least in my experience.

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