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

VigneshDhanraj G vigneshdhanraj.g at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 10:15:45 UTC 2015

I am using debian wheezy and

available= yes
restrict anonymous= 0
server string= VIGNESH
Workgroup= WORKGROUP
security= user
domain master= auto
preferred master= auto
local master= yes
os level= 20
invalid users= bin daemon adm sync shutdown halt mail news uucp gopher
map to guest= Bad User
host msdfs= yes
strict allocate= yes
encrypt passwords= yes
passdb backend= smbpasswd
printcap name= lpstat
printable= no
load printers= yes
max smbd processes= 500
getwd cache= yes
syslog= 0
use sendfile= yes
browse directory= /tmp/samba
winbind sequence directory= /tmp/samba
log level= 0
max log size= 50
unix extensions= no
veto files= /.AppleDouble/.AppleDB/.bin/.AppleDesktop/Network Trash
Folder/Temporary Items/:2eDS_Store/
dos charset= ascii
state directory= /mnt/system/samba/system

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 3:30 PM, Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
> wrote:

> 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
> August.
> 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
> Rowland
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