[Samba] how to see samba servers in win 7 network

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 15:23:53 UTC 2015

On 22/11/15 15:10, Lanny Baron wrote:
> Hi,
> Have a few samba servers in a small network. The only way any windows 
> client can see shares is to use \\servername
> From the samba pdc, running smbclient -L pdc-server -N shows list of 
> servers. So its not an issue of the samba server being able to resolve 
> other member servers.
> Opening Network only shows the local computer (itself). I have 
> searched around and find any fix for this.
> Thanks.

If your shares are on a Samba AD DC, then They will not be visible by 
network browsing, this is because the 'nbt' part of the 'samba' binary 
does not contain the required code and you cannot use the 'nmbd' binary 
on a DC.


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