[Samba] samba server browsing? (help!)

Buchan Milne bgmilne at cae.co.za
Mon Oct 13 12:17:11 GMT 2003

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> Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2003 19:44:06 +0700
> From: "Roy Koswaramulya" <roykoe at bdg.centrin.net.id>
> Subject: [Samba] samba server browsing? (help!)
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> Dear all.
> I have install samba 2.2.7a in mandrake 9.1 and success access by
> client, but there is a problem about it.
> Server samba is giving an ip address 192.11.11.xxx and client is having
> ip address 192.11.11.xxx and 192.11.12.xxx. in computer client (windows
> NT, Win2k, and win98) which have an ip address 192.11.11.xxx server can
> access straightly from network neighborhood (without searching
> computer), but for client who have an ip address 192.11.12.xxx that
> samba server must searching first to get an access.
> What I mast do so that comp client with an ip address 192.11.12.xxx can
> look that samba server in network neighborhood? (Note: I can't change
> all an ip address to 192.11.11.xxx because its not allow from my
> company)
> I have to try change a subnet mask to in client computer and
> it doesn't work. For information I use winnt wins server and have 2
> gateway for computer with an ip address 192.11.11.xxx and 192.11.12.xxx.

Without any additional information to go on (such as extracts from your
smb.conf) I would guess you need to add a line such as:

wins server = 192.11.11.xxx
to the global section of your smb.conf, and restart samba


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