[Samba] Hosts Disappearing
shawn at tandac.com
Thu Oct 25 18:26:13 GMT 2007
> I have a problem with my long-running Samba workgroup where hosts will
> coming up in "View Network Computers". Only the UNIX system with Samba
> running shows up. If I restart Samba on the UNIX system then the hosts
> start showing up again in a few minutes.
> Any thoughts out there?
> Thanks, Rick
Past experience with this is that it's a browser service issue.
Programs like browmon and browstat can be downloaded to figure out which
machine thinks it's the master browser on the network.
An easy fix is to disable/stop the computer browser service on all
machines except the server.
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