[Samba] Phantom workgroup
jon at sutinen.com
Wed May 26 01:23:34 GMT 2004
I have a Samba 3.0.4 server configured as a PDC. NetBIOS name of the
server is "SERVER"; name of the workgroup is "AEC".
Problem is that there's now a phantom workgroup called "SERVER" when I
try to browse the network. Since there's no clients configured in this
workgroup, any attempts to browse this workgroup fail.
When I attempt to use User Manager for Domains (usrmgr.exe, from
SRVTOOLS) from a Win2K or XP client, I am first presented with the
error message, "Could not find domain controller for this domain. Would
you like to select another domain to administer?" I suspect it is first
trying to connect to a DC on the phantom workgroup, SERVER. In the
"Select Domain" dialog box, both AEC and SERVER appear as domains. I
can select AEC and it works.
Sutinen Consulting, Inc.
jon at sutinen.com
Global section of smb.conf follows....
workgroup = AEC
netbios name = SERVER
server string = PowerWave Server PDC
update encrypted = Yes
null passwords = Yes
obey pam restrictions = Yes
passdb backend = tdbsam
pam password change = Yes
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n
unix password sync = Yes
log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
max log size = 0
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd '%u'
delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel '%u'
add group script = /etc/samba/bin/smbgroupadd '%g'
delete group script = /etc/samba/bin/smbgroupdel '%g'
add user to group script = /usr/bin/gpasswd -a '%u' '%g'
delete user from group script = /usr/bin/gpasswd -d '%u' '%g'
set primary group script = /usr/sbin/usermod -g '%g' '%u'
add machine script = /usr/sbin/adduser -n -g machines -c
Machine -s /bin/false -M '%u'
logon path =
domain logons = Yes
os level = 65
preferred master = Yes
domain master = Yes
dns proxy = No
wins support = Yes
ldap ssl = no
add share command = /usr/sbin/modify_samba_config.pl
change share command = /usr/sbin/modify_samba_config.pl
delete share command = /usr/sbin/modify_samba_config.pl
printing = lprng
print command = lpr -r -P'%p' %s
lpq command = lpq -P'%p'
lprm command = lprm -P'%p' %j
lppause command = lpc hold '%p' %j
lpresume command = lpc release '%p' %j
queuepause command = lpc stop '%p'
queueresume command = lpc start '%p'
;;end of smb.conf global section
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