[Samba] samba 3.2.4 WINs problem
plugbert at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 28 04:38:40 GMT 2008
--- On Thu, 11/27/08, Collen Blijenberg <collen at hermanjordan.nl> wrote:
> From: Collen Blijenberg <collen at hermanjordan.nl>
> Subject: Re: [Samba] samba 3.2.4 WINs problem
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Date: Thursday, November 27, 2008, 10:05 PM
> Hi, Same here.
> nmblookup doesn't resolve the names.
> also with smbclient.
> just migrated the server from 3.0.23d to 3.2.4 (the old was
> working ok..)
> thx, Collen
> plug bert wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > i have a PDC running on subnet 192.168.100.x, and i
> have set wins support = yes. i have another subnet
> 192.168.101.x where all my client windows 2k/XP/2003/samba
> clients reside. For some reason the WINs server doesn't
> update its entries whenever a client changes IP address --
> it still serves up the previous ip address mapping. This
> only seems to be a problem with samba-based clients;
> i've tried changing ip addresses on windows clients, and
> the WINs seems to detect the ip address changes immediately.
> > For example, when i change the ip address for samba
> server serverA, from 192.168.101.1 to 192.168.101.2, an
> 'nmbloookup -R -U PDC serverA' returns
> 192.168.101.1, but an 'nmblookup serverA' returns
> > Upon suggestion from previous posts, the workaround
> now is to manually edit wins.dat on the WINS/PDC. While it
> does work well enough, i'm concerned that this may
> become a very big problem once i deploy this -- we have
> around 300 servers/VMs as of writing.
> > Any advice? tia
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