[Samba] workgroup name length limitation in samba 3.5.6...

Chris Smith smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Thu Dec 2 08:50:23 MST 2010

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 4:48 AM, S Krishnah, Vijay (Vijay)** CTR **
<vijay.s_krishnah at alcatel-lucent.com> wrote:
> Yet in 3.5.6 version still the namelength restriction for workgroups seems to be there and nmbd can take only workgroups with name length upto 15 characters.  Could somebody point out where I may be erring?

See some Microsoft documentation. NetBIOS names are 16 characters in
length, up to 15 (space padded) defined by the user, the 16th defines
the service.

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