[Samba] Re: Why doesn't my wins.dat list all the LMBs?
dave-gnus at bfnet.com
Tue Oct 21 23:18:21 GMT 2003
Me> Why aren't the LMBs listed in this file? The actual LMBs
Me> can be found by running nmblookup on the two subnets:
Gerald> This is by design. It's how browsing works. LMB are never
Gerald> listed in WINS since there is no need. BY definition an LMB
Gerald> is local to a broadcast subnet. LMB sync with the DMB, not
Gerald> each other.
Thanks, that makes sense.
Me> I wanted to know which boxes were the LMBs and the DMB, so I
Me> looked into the wins.dat on the WINS server. But in wins.dat, I
Me> only see one line that has MSBROWSE in it:
Me> "^A^B__MSBROWSE__^B#01" 1066639333 255.255.255.255 e4R
Me> Is this supposed to be the DMB?
Gerald> No. The DMB is workgroup<0x1b>
OK, I can see that entry now. Excellent.
So what is the
"^A^B__MSBROWSE__^B#01" 1066639333 255.255.255.255 e4R
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