[Samba] Netbios Browsing with 4.1.7 - Can I get some clarification on how to use "internal nbt server" (or if I am even able to)

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sun May 4 11:35:14 MDT 2014

On 04/05/14 16:43, JD Daniels wrote:
> I have been searching around - I cant seem to figure out if netbios 
> browsing is supposed to work or not.
> # /usr/sbin/nmbd -F -S
> nmbd version 4.1.7 started.
> Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1992-2013
> server role = 'active directory domain controller' not compatible with 
> running nmbd standalone.
> You should start 'samba' instead, and it will control starting the 
> internal nbt server
> How do I determine if the nbt server is running? (I cannot see my 
> samba 4.1.7 AD server with netbios browsing)
> Some resources I found in my searching say this simply does not work
The resources you found are correct, there is no network browsing with a 
samba 4 AD DC server, but you can connect to a share via 


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