[Samba] Delete dead browse lists
scott at qualitycorps.com
Tue May 27 13:51:22 GMT 2003
man smb.conf and look for enhanced browsing.
enhanced browsing (G)
This option enables a couple of enhancements to
browse propagation that have been added in Samba but which
not standard in Microsoft implementations.
The first enhancement to browse propagation consists of a
lar wildcard query to a Samba WINS server for all Domain
Browsers, followed by a browse synchronization with each of
returned DMBs. The second enhancement consists of a regular
domised browse synchronization with all currently known DMBs.
You may wish to disable this option if you have a problem
empty workgroups not disappearing from browse lists. Due to
restrictions of the browse protocols these enhancements
cause a empty workgroup to stay around forever which can
In general you should leave this option enabled as it
cross-subnet browse propagation much more reliable.
Default: enhanced browsing = yes
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Black" <mblack at csi-inc.com>
To: "samba" <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2003 8:39 AM
Subject: [Samba] Delete dead browse lists
> I've run into this problem a few times now and still haven't figured out
how to fix it without shutting down my entire network.
> We get a lot of guest and transient computers belonging to different
> The gleefully add themselves to the SAMBA domain master and the SAMBA
master browse never gets rid of them.
> Isn't there some sort of timeout or interface where these can be deleted?
> Michael D. Black mblack at csi-inc.com
> 321-676-2923, x203
> Melbourne FL
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