[Samba] Question about samba domains PDC migration and browsing
javibarroso at gmail.com
Sun Jun 8 20:59:20 GMT 2008
Thank you very much
I'll probe with one of both with local /preferred master set to 'yes' and
the other 'no'
On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 9:18 PM, Adam Williams <awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us>
> man smb.conf
> preferred master (G)
> This boolean parameter controls if nmbd(8) is a preferred master
> browser for its workgroup.
> If this is set to yes, on startup, nmbd will force an election,
> it will have a slight advantage in winning the election. It is
> recommended that this parameter is used in conjunction with domain
> master = yes, so that nmbd can guarantee becoming a domain master.
> Use this option with caution, because if there are several hosts
> (whether Samba servers, Windows 95 or NT) that are preferred
> browsers on the same subnet, they will each periodically and
> continuously attempt to become the local master browser. This will
> result in unnecessary broadcast traffic and reduced browsing
> Default: preferred master = auto
> Javier Barroso wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> Currently, we are migrating from samba 3.0 PDC [without LDAP as auth
>> backend] domain named A to a new samba 3.0 PDC [ with LDAP as auth backend
>> and a new sid and name ]. The 2 domains are on the same network and we are
>> migrating host by host.
>> Like both of domain controllers (A and B) wants to be the browser master,
>> browsing from windows explorer on the net is slow (I think because a
>> master elections fight continously).
>> Do you know how can I set only one browser master (is it possible? ) or a
>> work arround ?
>> Thanks in advance
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