[Samba] Phantom Domain Master Browser
gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 07:46:24 MDT 2012
In the /var/samba/locks directory you may have browse.dat file or
wins.* (if this is a WINS server) files that have incorrect info.
You should be able to name/backup these files and restart nmbd.
Is the phantom master browser a samba server or a Windows machine? the
Samba DC normally should win browser elections but it is not always the
On 07/20/12 09:08, Robert Adkins II wrote:
> I brought up the old server and have been reviewing the log files.
> There is no indication of the phantom master browser existing in the old log
> Robert Adkins II
> IT Manager/Buyer
> Impel Industries, Inc.
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Robert Adkins II
>> Sent: Friday, July 20, 2012 8:50 AM
>> To: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Subject: [Samba] Phantom Domain Master Browser
>> There's a phantom domain master browser showing up in my
>> Samba nmbd.log file.
>> I keep thinking that maybe it is left over in one of the
>> files that I transferred over from the old server to the new
>> server and it isn't clearing itself out. Is there a way to
>> clear that and is it possible to have a phantom browser
>> fighting over the Domain from a copied over file?
>> I transferred all of the Samba files found in /etc/samba to
>> the new server.
>> This was also an upgrade from Samba 3.2.7 to Samba 3.6.3
>> I have noticed some additional files in the /var/log/Samba
>> directory as well as some additional files in the /etc/samba
>> directory on the new server.
>> Robert Adkins II
>> IT Manager/Buyer
>> Impel Industries, Inc.
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