[Samba] Re: samba Digest, Vol 23, Issue 5

Thomas G. Tri, P.E. ttri at skees.com
Thu Nov 4 12:57:07 GMT 2004

At 07:02 AM 11/4/2004, samba-request at lists.samba.org wrote:
>Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 14:01:17 +0300
>From: ds_shadof at uni-altai.ru
>Subject: Re: [Samba] WINS setup / browsing
>To: samba at lists.samba.org
>Message-ID: <5791722390.20041104140117 at uni-altai.ru>
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>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 
>TGTPE> network neighborhood it still shows v 2.2.8. I stopped samba, and 
>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 
>and your hart will tell you what to do :)

I removed all the entries from 
and rebooted the PC. Using network neighborhood, v2.2.8 is still showing as 
the description. However, now in Windows explorer it shows v3.0.7 for those 
shares mounted from the samba server.

How is the v2.2.8 getting back in the browse.dat file?

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