[Samba] PDC announces two netbios names?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Oct 27 18:46:14 GMT 2008

Hi, Patrick!

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 03:26:39PM +0100, Patrick Ben Koetter wrote:
> I've configured a Samba server based on Ubuntu packages. It uses LDAP as
> backend.
> The server announces itself using two netbios (?) names - OFFICE and SERVER.
> Originally I had planned to use OFFICE. Then I switched to SERVER.

It should not announce both. Try 'nmblookup -A'
and see what comes back. If it's in the browsing list that
you see both, you might either just wait until it's timed
out, or shutdown nmbd, delete the file browse.dat and
restart nmbd. Then it should be gone.


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