[Samba] WINS setup / browsing

ds_shadof at uni-altai.ru ds_shadof at uni-altai.ru
Thu Nov 4 11:01:17 GMT 2004

Hello P.E.,

Thursday, November 4, 2004, 2:15:55 AM, you wrote:

TGTPE> I just  successfully upgraded a server from v 2.2.8 to v3.0.7. When I
TGTPE> execute smbstatus or swat it correctly shows v 3.0.7. When I browse thru
TGTPE> network neighborhood it still shows v 2.2.8. I stopped samba, and removed
TGTPE> /usr/local/samba/var/locks/browse.dat & wins.dat. Then restarted samba. It
TGTPE> still reports v2.2.8 thru network neighborhood. In viewing browse.dat it
TGTPE> shows 2.2.8. Where is this coming from & how do I correct it?

TGTPE> Thanks

It's windows problem. My samba running on 3.0.6 but in network neighborhood it's still show's old server string
"mntntfs on Samba PDC 3.0.2rc2 (Toltec)"
go to regedit \\HCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComputerDescriptions
and your hart will tell you what to do :)

Best regards,
 ds_shadof                            mailto:ds_shadof at uni-altai.ru

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