[Samba] Samba4, browselist, nbt and wins

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 18 03:11:17 MST 2015

On Wed, 2015-02-18 at 09:43 +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
> Or the long version, Samba 4.x uses 'nbt', this is part of the
> 'samba' 
> daemon, you cannot run the 'nmbd' daemon with the 'samba' daemon. 
> unfortunately 'nbt' is not as feature rich as 'nmbd', this means that 
> there is no browsing with a samba4 AD DC. 

It isn't that simple.  The nbt server has WINS replication, nmbd has

> If you really must have 
> browsing, you have two options, either wait until the devs find time
> to 
> replace 'nbt' with 'nmbd' or starting writing the code to do it 
> yourself, I am sure that the devs will welcome any patches to do what 
> you require.

What we need is the browsing code implemented in the nbt_server code, or
for netbios browsing to finally die. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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