[Samba] Network Meltdown after Samba 4.9.0 Upgrade
rpenny at samba.org
Sat Sep 15 09:37:31 UTC 2018
On Sat, 15 Sep 2018 04:02:29 -0500
"David C. Rankin via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On 09/15/2018 03:40 AM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > It is undoubtedly for a 'standalone server', so why does it also
> > have the line 'domain master = Yes' ??
> > It cannot be both, I would suggest removing this line.
> > Rowland
> domain master=yes used to be standard for stand-alone to cause nmbd
> claim a special domain specific NetBIOS name as a domain master
> browser (based on the os level/preferred master election rules)
> man smb.conf does not mention any discontinuation for use in
> stand-alone mode. Should it not be used any longer in that role, or
> is it a matter of network scale?
Things have changed, you should allow the domain/workgroup to set its
own master especially if there is a PDC or DC in the mix.
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