[Samba] _really_ disable netbios

Asier Baranguán abaranguan at elpagestion.com
Wed May 16 06:53:57 GMT 2007

Pim Zandbergen escribió:

> I have disabled NetBIOS over TCP/IP on our network, both for
> Windows and for Samba hosts.
> Samba hosts have these directives in their smb.conf
> disable netbios = yes
> smb ports = 445
> But I still see NetBIOS broadcasts and responses coming from Samba hosts,
> probably because they are still running nmbd.
> Can I just shut nmbd down or does it still have use?

That's an interesting setup...

What's the point of not using netbios? any advantage in terms of speed or browsing 

Are you using WINS?

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