[Samba] Samba member server not seen in network neighborhood

Vizitiu, Ciprian CVizitiu at gbif.org
Thu Jun 12 14:52:40 GMT 2003

> Samba 2.2.5 / AIX 5.1  -  NO ERRORS in any logs
> Can map shares and even correct authentication / user ID 
> mappings work from all WIN2K domain clients using a URL or 
> share mapping utilities.
> Samba member is not populated / seen in Network Neighborhood
> but "nmblookup -M -" ,querying MSBROWSE fails with "failed to 
> find name __MSBROWSE__#01 and if I try to query with 
> nmblookup the Samba server Name / IP address it also fails to 
> find either.
> Any suggestions on what further steps will point to a problem 
> and ultimately a solution.  The only thing I can think of is 
> to disjoin the domain and rejoin with "smbpasswd -j DOMAIN . . ."

Which machine is the PDC? Samba or a W2K? Are you using WINS? 

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