[Samba] Vijay - samba box not seen in browse list.

Vincent.Badier at alcatel.fr Vincent.Badier at alcatel.fr
Tue Jul 15 07:18:25 GMT 2003

>Thnx for thr response.
>I donot have a Wins server in my network. Do you mean that I should make
>Linux box act as Wins Server ?
>Can you please tell me what to change exactly so that I can check the same
>> Why not using wins? Declaring a wins server should help, shouldn't it?
>> And why joining a domain while using "security = USER"?

Sorry, i didn't understood that you haven't any wins server on your
So, to be sure to well understand : You don't have any PDC nor Domain
Controler, have you?

I such a case, i recommend to configure samba to act as a wins server and
domain controler. As this, all client will be able to log on the domain and
browse it.

So you will have to enable such things as
wins support = Yes
domain master = Yes

Take a look to the smb.conf man page since it explain quite well all



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