[Samba] Samba as master browsre and WINS server ???
sutto.zoltan at rutinsoft.hu
Wed Mar 5 22:14:48 GMT 2003
I have a RedHat 7.3 box running Samba 2.2.7.
What are the necessary settings in [global] section which make Samba Master
browser and a WINS server for a workgroup on my subnet?
There are Windows 98 and XP computers on my net.
I have put the following settings in [global] section.
local master = Yes
preferred master = Yes
os level = 65
name resolve order = wins lmhosts bcast host
dns proxy = No
wins proxy = Yes
wins support = Yes
When nmbd starts it won the forced election to be a local master browser for
After some time a Windows 98 or XP computer becomes the MASTER browser.
In this case users can be able to browse the network using Network
The address of WINS server (samba) is provided a DHCP server running a
on the subnet.
Any help would be appreciated.
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