[Samba] Getting rid of old network

Anders Norrbring lists at norrbring.se
Sat Jul 28 19:33:10 GMT 2007

Josh Kelley skrev:
> On 7/27/07, Anders Norrbring <lists at norrbring.se> wrote:
>> Nope.. That didn't do it.. nmbd still tries to query the non-existant
>> network;
>> [2007/07/27 07:06:27, 0]
>> nmbd/nmbd_browsesync.c:get_domain_master_name_node_status_fail(488)
>>    get_domain_master_name_node_status_fail:
>>    Doing a node status request to the domain master browser at IP
>> failed.
>>    Cannot get workgroup name.
>> It must be cached somewhere in a Samba binary file.. And it must be
>> possible to clean it out, but I can't find how..
> Based on the TDB list at
> http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Frequently_Asked_Questions, I'd guess
> that the information is kept in wins.tdb, which is probably in
> /var/lib/samba or /var/cache/samba depending on your setup.
> Josh Kelley

Thanks Josh,
actually it was wins.dat and browse.dat that had the entries cached. 
When I deleted those two and restarted nmbd, everything worked fine.
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

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