[Samba] Phantom competing domain master browser
craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Oct 19 05:36:47 GMT 2005
On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 22:15 -0700, David Maier wrote:
> Joe Cipale wrote:
> > Did you check your /etc/network/interfaces file?
> > ALso, do a /sbin/ifconfig -a. Look for the 'phantom IP address'. My
> > guess is one of those two places will find it.
> > Once you do, as su, execute an ifdown <ethx>. From the services app,
> > you should be able to list what ethernet
> > ports are 'active' and disable as needed.
> > Good luck!
> > Joe
> I checked both. I deleted the old interface file, and the ifconfig only
> reports eth0, lo and sit0, and the IP addresses are all correct.
> The nmbd.log file shows that it's trying to become "domain master
> browser on workgroup BARDACIOUS, subnet UNICAST_SUBNET." And that's
> where it's finding the old IP address and existing master browser. It
> repeats the process every two or three minutes. I'm not sure where to
> find the unicast subnet. I've been all over dhcpd.conf to see if
> there's something there but I haven't found it.
try shutting down samba and deleting wins.dat file and then start samba
again and see if that helps
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