[Samba] WINS, must be master browser?
tims at cqpl.com.au
Fri Jan 30 06:47:01 GMT 2004
of course i have set the samba server to wins support = yes
I'm not that much of a dunce :)
alton bailey wrote:
> you have to tell samba to be a wins server in smb.conf
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Tim Smith <mailto:tims at cqpl.com.au>
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> *Sent:* Thursday, January 29, 2004 8:45 PM
> *Subject:* [Samba] WINS, must be master browser?
> i have an NT4 server and a linux samba server. the NT4 server is
> currently the WINS server. it works perfectly. i want to ditch it and
> use my samba server as the WINS server, however WINS simply does not
> work. could this be becuase the WINS server also needs to be the
> master browser?
> here is the global section of my smb.conf
> workgroup = laboratory
> os level = 2
> kernel oplocks = No
> security = user
> encrypt passwords = Yes
> guest account = Nobody
> map to guest = Bad User
> in this config samba will not win browser elections. I know the NT4
> machine will win all browser elections, it's the only difference i
> think of.
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