[Samba] Advertising Samba shares on the local network via mDNS

Rishi Srivatsavai rishisv at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 19:30:15 GMT 2007

On 1/31/07, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 03:57:03PM -0600, Gerald Carter wrote:
> >
> > I don't see what this offers over the old server announcement
> > datagrams used as part of network browsing.  Or are you just
> > trying to provide the same functionality without NetBIOS?
> > (e.g. over port 445)
> It's a more modern way of doing the same thing. Anything
> that allows me to stop maintaining nmbd is a goodness as
> far as I'm concerned :-).

This support will be added in smbd. smbd will advertise "browseable" shares
via mDNS. It should only complement the NetBIOS  functionality provided by


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