[Samba] PDC announces two netbios names?

Patrick Ben Koetter p at state-of-mind.de
Mon Oct 27 20:06:57 GMT 2008

Hi Volker!

Thanks for taking the time to answer.

The double entry was gone when I took a look at it a few minutes ago.
I guess it was expired from browse.dat in the meantime.

Thanks for the help!

p at rick

* Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE>:
> 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.
> Volker
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