[Samba] Perhaps silly question - network browse problems...

Karl Denninger karl at denninger.net
Thu Dec 15 18:58:10 GMT 2005

Hi folks;

This may not even be Samba related, but I'm stumped, so I thought I'd toss
this one out here.

All the client machines are on 192.168.1.x, all netmasks are configured as
/24, etc.

I cannot browse the network. I CAN connect to a resource on the server just 
fine if I specify the full name, but an attempt to bring up the network 
browser shows the network name (DENNINGER) but nothing inside.......

I am connecting as "Workgroup" clients (not a domain client) due to issues
I had a while back with domain logins.

Clients are all WinXP SP2.

I don't get it - this started after I came off the 2.x codebase, and I
can't find anything obvious that I'm doing wrong in the configuration -
obviously I'm missing something!

Any help or places to look appreciated.... "testparm" attached

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Running 3.0.20b; here's the output of "Testparm"

Load smb config files from /usr/local/etc/smb.conf
Processing section "[homes]"
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[faxserver]"
Processing section "[pics]"
Processing section "[Music]"
Loaded services file OK.
Server role: ROLE_DOMAIN_PDC
Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions
	workgroup = DENNINGER
	server string = Home Office FileServer
	interfaces =
	max log size = 50
	deadtime = 15
	domain logons = Yes
	preferred master = Yes
	domain master = Yes
	dns proxy = No
	wins support = Yes
	remote announce =
	invalid users = root
	hosts allow =, 127.
	printing = bsd
	print command = lpr -r -P'%p' %s
	lpq command = lpq -P'%p'
	lprm command = lprm -P'%p' %j

	comment = Home Directories
	read only = No
	browseable = No

	comment = All Printers
	path = /disk/spool/samba
	printable = Yes
	browseable = No

	comment = Fax Server Files
	path = /disk/system
	valid users = system, karl
	read only = No
	create mask = 0765

	comment = Picture files
	path = /pics
	valid users = system, karl
	read only = No
	create mask = 0765

	comment = Music
	path = /archive/CD-Jukebox

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