[Samba] Re: nmbd multihomed registration request must be directed
at aWINS server error
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Tue Feb 17 07:07:18 GMT 2004
On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Dylan Cuthbert wrote:
> 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.
The "wins server =" parameter requires the IP Address of your WINS server.
Make sure that it is not the IP address of the Samba server if it is your
WINS server (ie: "wins support = yes" in smb.conf).
- John T.
> 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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John H Terpstra
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