[Samba] Empty Network Neighborhood"

Andreas andreas at conectiva.com.br
Thu Nov 18 18:50:57 GMT 2004

On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 09:50:16PM +0300, Peter Volkov Alexandrovich wrote:
> Hello.
> My problem is not samba realted, but I might hope that it can help me to solve 
> it.
> Our network is about 200 users. Some of them are using windows. But today 
> Network Neighborhood on all computers became empty. I've tried smbtree and 
> its listing is empty too. If I enable -d10 I can see in the last string:
> "Unable to find master browser by broadcast"
> The only idea I have, some one have configured samba server, and so it may 
> become master browser and then closed by bad firewall rules. But how can I 
> inspect this?

You can try forcing an election and monitoring network traffic to see who
participates and wins.

smbcontrol nmbd force-election

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