[Samba] Workgroup name too long
h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Feb 25 14:51:28 MST 2015
Am 25.02.2015 um 22:48 schrieb Miguel Medalha:
>> I have searched for this and the solutions I found were for instances
>> where the workgroup name *was* too long. However, my workgroup name is
>> *not* too long. The spaces between PEGASUS and ^[ are part of the
>> message, I did not add them. If you count them there are 16 total
>> including ending ^[. I can't figure out where the spaces are coming
>> This is the same for every Samba server. Each machine will show this
>> message for the other servers but not itself. MachineA will show message
>> for B and C, but not A. MachineB will show message for A and C but not B.
> I can count 17 characters...
here you go:
> According to Microsoft:
> "The NetBIOS naming convention allows for 16 characters in a NetBIOS name.
> Microsoft, however, limits NetBIOS names to 15 characters and uses the
> 16th character as a NetBIOS suffix. "
> "All NetBIOS names are 16 characters in length. A NetBIOS suffix is the
> 16th character of the 16-character NetBIOS name. The NetBIOS suffix is
> used by Microsoft Networking software to identify functionality installed
> on the registered device. "
> Names are padded with spaces to 15 bytes, plus the NetBIOS suffix in the
> 16th byte
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