[Samba] Samba4 DC is not visible in network neighborhood

Viktor Trojanovic viktor at troja.ch
Tue Nov 17 19:45:28 UTC 2015

On 17.11.2015 19:46, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, All!
> Is there at last a solution? I've only found questions, in the list, and on
> the network.
> The issue is that DC built on Samba4 does not report to network browsers
> neither it is participating in election to become browser itself.
> Consequently, it is not visible in the neighborhood neither on Windows, nor on
> Linux.
> I've managed to force a second Linux host (member server) become a local
> browser. At least, I can see it and other hosts now. But not the DC itself.
Hi Andrey,

In that case you did exactly what you were supposed to do. :)

Browsing is turned off for the DC by design, and this will not change. 
Use member servers to implement browsing.


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