[Samba] Re: nmbd multihomed registration request must be directed at aWINS server error

Dylan Cuthbert dylan at q-games.com
Tue Feb 17 06:20:01 GMT 2004

mm.. no response, so I'll reply to myself :-)

I think this error seemed to be caused by my entry of a server name into the
"WINS Server" field, even though WINS support was turned off.  Any idea why?
Deleting the name seemed to stop the warning/error cropping up.

Q-Games, Dylan Cuthbert.

"Dylan Cuthbert" <dylan at q-games.com> wrote in message
news:c0nnk6$674$1 at sea.gmane.org...
> Hi there,
> I just got a new machine with Redhat Enterprise Workstation and samba
> 3.0.0-14 pre-installed.  I am trying to connect it to my existing network
> which has a redhat v8 samba v2 PDC controlling 16 or so win2k and winxp
> machines.
> In the nmbd log I get this error 3 times every 5 seconds or so:
> nmbd/nmbd_packets.c:process_nmb_request(1448)
>   process_nmb_request: Multihomed registration request must be directed at
> WINS server.
> What does this mean?  Multihomed?  The network is as simple as it gets,
> there is one PDC (and WINS server), and 16 or so clients, and everybody is
> on the same domain.
> As far as I can see this error doesn't cause anything to fail (I can
> shares on the new machine fine) but I felt it best to check in case it
> back to bite me later on.
> Regards
> ---------------------------------
> Q-Games, Dylan Cuthbert.
> http://www.q-games.com
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