[Samba] not able to browse other domains/workgroups

Folkert van Heusden folkert at vanheusden.com
Mon Mar 24 20:43:44 GMT 2003

> > enhanced browsing is yes, wins pc started first, ping goes fine (as
> > does ssh and other things). also waiting, say, half an hour (or more!)
> > doesn't help
> What is the contents of your wins.dat file on the samba server?


Thank you for your reply.

I had a look at that wins.dat-file, and indeed; no entries for those hosts.

> If all your PC's have not registered with your WINS server then their
> entries will be missing from this file.

I was hoping that the lines:
   remote announce =
   remote browse sync =
in _THEIR_ smb.conf would sync their browselists with my wins-server.
Or not?

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