[Samba] Static entries NOT working (Debian, Ubuntu)

Chris Smith smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Tue Apr 16 11:29:07 MDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:48 AM, Thomas Macaigne <t.macaigne at beware.fr> wrote:
> I am trying to add static WINS entries in my Samba server, running on Ubuntu server.
> I read various forums and inputs on this mailing list mentionning the use of wins.dat which is located at /var/lib/samba/wins.dat

I believe you must stop Samba (or at least nmbd) before editing. I use
the #20 entry as well as in:
"MADMAN#20" 0 66R

Edit the the entries for all of types and then restart Samba/nmbd:

"MADMAN#00" 0 66R
"MADMAN#03" 0 66R
"MADMAN#20" 0 66R


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