[Samba] browsing/nmbd problem - OS X

Michael Wray mwray at aimconnect.com
Thu May 5 19:06:54 GMT 2005

Hmm...sounds like at least one of the IP addresses was in a subnet overlap 
section, where the IP matched either a network, or broadcast definition. 
Changing the mask stopped the overlap.

On Thursday 05 May 2005 1:51 pm, David P. Goldenberg wrote:
> Hi,
> 	The problem I described in my post yesterday turns out to have a
> simple to implement, but difficult to explain, solution.  Changing
> the network mask on the OS X server running Samba, from
> to seems to have solved the problems.  What is hard to
> understand, though, is that both the server and client had IP
> addresses that should have been reached using the original mask.
> Anyway, I'm sorry if anyone has wasted time on the original question.
> Thanks,
> David Goldenberg
> On 5/4/05, David P. Goldenberg wrote:
> >Hi,
> >	I would be very grateful if anyone could give me a bit of help
> >with this.  I am trying to run Samba 3.0.5, as distributed with Mac
> >OS X server 10.3.8, on an Apple Xserve.  Things were working
> >beautifully until I had problems with an IP address change and had
> >to reinstall everything.
> >
> >At present, the situation seems to be that the smb protocol is
> >operating, since I can make an smb connection from either a Windows
> >client or a Mac client, provided I specify the IP address of the
> >server.  But, the server does not show up for browsing on either the
> >Windows or Mac clients.  This I could live with, but the real
> >problem is that I want to use the server as a PDC, and it is not
> >recognized by the clients.
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