[Samba] WINS (NBMD) server only

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 4 19:40:24 UTC 2018

On Wed, 4 Jul 2018 19:22:41 +0000
"Dvorcovoy Dmitry V. via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> To replace failing Windows Server, I configured the Linux one.
> The two services I need are DNS and WINS, so I installed Bind9 and
> Samba.
> But I see that Samba is far from compact, its installation requires
> Perl + Python. I do not need to share resources with shis server too.
> In result, I got 900M on HDD.
> Are there a way to install NMBD only? Without (or with as least as
> possible) extra packets.

What sort of windows server are you trying to replace ?
How are you setting up Samba ?

Don't think you are going to get far just using nmbd, you will need
smbd and almost certainly winbind as well.


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