[Samba] Samba Server Under Microsoft Windows Network

Hleb Valoshka 375gnu at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 01:35:55 MST 2013

On 2/3/13, Fabian von Romberg <fromberg100 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Im running a samba4 server.  When I logged onto the server from a XP Machine
> and then I go to My Network Places -> Microsoft Windows Network -> Mydomain
> my samba4 server is not listed.

It's well known and documented limitation of current samba.

> What could be the reason? Should I set up anything on my XP machine?

I know workaround:
1) Use windows or samba3 (or samba4 configured as classic server)
boxes to serve as netbios browsers. Set "os level=1" in your smb.conf,
this sh'ld be enough.
2) Start on your samba4 AD server nmbd from any 3.* series.

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