[Samba] Home Lan computer browser(s)
smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Thu Jun 12 18:49:48 GMT 2008
On Thursday 12 June 2008, Charlie wrote:
> As I understand it, samba by default announces itself as an NT4.9
> server on the network.
Yes, according to man smb.conf.
> Hopefully somebody will correct me if I'm wrong; I haven't actually
> examined the source code. But I think you have to set "announce
> version = 5.9" if you really want to always win browser elections.
The man page also indicates not to change the default of 4.9 except for
a special case to appear downlevel (not uplevel). I'm not sure your
assumption is correct and look for clarification as well.
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