[Samba] mapped drive name question

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Fri Dec 14 08:43:00 GMT 2007

Hallo, L.P.H.,

Du (belle) meintest am 14.12.07:

>> When mapping a drive to the samba server the share  name that
>> appears in
>> Windows XP for instance is:
>> Shares on 'Samba 3.0.23c-2.el5.2.0.2 (fs1)' (T:)
>> Anyway to remove the 'Samba and version number from the name of the
>> share so it's just plain: Shares on 'fs1 (fs1)' (T:)

[Topquote repaired]

> Look at the values:

> server string = Discription of server
> netbios name = servername

> Change the discription of the server tot for example the servername

> thats it.

That's not enough.
Changing the values on the server doesn't change the entries on the  
clients (maybe sometimes, not always). Most clients don't forget the  
name they have first heard from the server.

Viele Gruesse!

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