[Samba] Active Directory share strange issue
adurant at vestec.com
Fri Mar 14 12:46:48 MDT 2014
As a test, I recreated my AD-DC in another VM and it works just as it
did before. I can browse via \\server or \\server\share. I re-used the
same sources that I used before for the now non-functional DC.
I initially followed the AD how-to on the samba wiki, and didn't do
anything with nmbd, and I don't use network neighbourhood, so am unable
to tell you whether it was listed there or not.
Given that it worked before and works on a test machine, I'm leaning
toward something changed in my machine that broke it. Unfortunately
whatever is broken is blocking Group Policy and other functions. I know
it shouldn't given I can browse directly to shares and see the actually
policy but it does break it. Editing the policy from group policy
tools, give me a file not found error, and all the test clients have
group policy errors because they can not find it..
IP Address: 22.214.171.124
There is d
On 3/12/2014 3:16 PM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Am 12.03.2014 18:49, schrieb Thomas Schulz:
>> In another mail thread someone said that they were running the nmbd
>> and the samba daemon together and that allowed browsing to work on a
>> Domain Controller. One of the samba developers joined the discussion and
>> said that you should not do that. The nmbd daemon and the samba
>> daemon will
>> both be trying to do that other stuff and that in time things will get
>> messed up.
>> It may be that Samba 4.2.*, which is what you get from the git
>> master, is
>> going to add browsing to a Domain Controller. If so, that might be
>> why you
>> had browsing working. Or perhaps you somehow had a nmbd daemon
>> running for
> There is a way to get nmbd started, but it's really not recommended.
> The browsing support doesn't work like it should. I'd tried it in
> production, but the network neighbourhood shows always just a small
> bunch of computers - not even all from the same subnet.
> I don't know the state of the development of network neighbourhood
> functions in Samba AD. It's planned to get it working again. But I
> guess there are more important things to fix/implement.
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