[Samba] WINS (NBMD) server only

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jul 4 19:55:34 UTC 2018

On Wed, 2018-07-04 at 19:22 +0000, Dvorcovoy Dmitry V. via samba 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.

The smallest way would be building Samba yourself.  Then you could
build samba using

./configure --without-python --nonshared-binary=nmbd/nmbd --without-ad-dc

But then you trade disk space against the long-term cost of maintaining
Samba yourself.

I wouldn't recommend it.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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