[Samba] samba in wxp environment
L.P.H. van Belle
belle at bazuin.nl
Wed Oct 8 09:13:11 GMT 2008
i suggest you setup a dynamic dns server with dhcp
then, set dns proxy = yes in samba and set owlevel to 65
i bet this works.
bij raising the os level the server annouces it as highest master browser.
bij setting up a ddns+dhcp server, you xp client wil be correctly recorded
in the dns
and bij setting dns proxy = yes, samba resolves first over dns.
also dont forget to set the resolve.conf to
>Van: samba-bounces+belle=bazuin.nl at lists.samba.org
>[mailto:samba-bounces+belle=bazuin.nl at lists.samba.org] Namens
>Paul Manuel Dumitrescu
>Verzonden: dinsdag 7 oktober 2008 22:45
>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: [Samba] samba in wxp environment
> i have a linux machine running samba with these settings:
> workgroup = ...
> netbios name = ...
> interfaces = lo eth1
> bind interfaces only = yes
> hosts allow = ....
> smb ports = 139
> local master = no
> os level = 35
> domain master = yes
> preferred master = yes
> wins support = yes
> dns proxy = no
> browseable = yes
> the wxp computers have dhcp enable, the dhcp server has these
> option subnet-mask ...
> option broadcast-address ...
> option routers ...;
> option domain-name-servers ....
> option netbios-name-servers eth1_ip
> After I start the samba server, everything (in terms of network
>browsing) works fine for about 30 minutes, then
>in my netowrk places there is only one computer, the linux server.
>Nothing in the logs. I found a similar problem
> My wxp machines were part of a windows NT domain, I dont know if that
> any ideas?
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