[Samba] getting error Ignoring parameter browse directory and winbind sequence directory

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 10:00:45 UTC 2015

On 21/09/15 10:48, VigneshDhanraj G wrote:
> Hi team,
> I am using samba 4.0.25, while connecting to the AD kinit fails by giving
> the following error.
> testparm output
> Unknown parameter encountered: "browse directory"
> Ignoring unknown parameter "browse directory"
> Unknown parameter encountered: "winbind sequence directory"
> Ignoring unknown parameter "winbind sequence directory"
> But i have another device which is running the same version of samba same
> smb.conf but that not showing this error
> please, figure out this issue.
> Regards,
> Vigneshdhanraj G

Can you upgrade your Samba version ? 4.0 went EOL at the beginning of 

If you cannot upgrade or upgrading doesn't fix the issue, can you please 
tell us what OS you are using and also post your smb.conf


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