[Samba] Ubuntu, ping host by its NetBios name (Samba from sources) !

CpServiceSPb . cpservicespb at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 20:09:05 UTC 2016

I have built from sources Samba4 4.4.4 version operation at Ubuntu 14.04
There are three daemons are started: nmbd, smbd, winbindd.

I excluded 'dns' from /etc/nsswitch.conf, 'host' line and added 'wins' .
When I try ping some of Lan host by NetBios, I get ping: unknown host

So, how is to make possible to ping host at Ubuntu 14.04 by NetBios name
which can be resolved by broadcast and if this type of resolving doesn' t
do resolution, then switch to Samba4 wins ?

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