[Samba] interference of the nmbd service with the dhcp of the debian server??

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Aug 19 13:57:07 UTC 2019

On 19/08/2019 14:41, Elias Pereira via samba wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I have a fileserver configured on a debian 9.9 using Louis APT. This is not
> always the case, but sometimes the server changes IP, and the configuration
> in /etc/network/interfaces is static. I already disabled services that
> could potentially change the IP.
> - The server is an xenserver VM;
> - The "vlan" that the server is part of does not have DHCP enabled;
> - In xenserver already changed the MAC a few times, because it could, I
> don't know, have a static DHCP configured;
> The IP configured as static is: (example ip)
> The last IP that the server got automatically was: (example ip)
> I searched for logs with IP and returned:
> root at fileserver:/var/log/samba# grep -Rin "" .
> ./machines/nmbd.log:71:   dump workgroup on subnet
> netmask=255.255.255.xxx:
> ./machines/nmbd.log:85:   dump workgroup on subnet
> netmask=255.255.255.xxx:
> Any idea? 🤔
I don't think this has anything to do with Samba.

If you set your machine to have a static IP, it should stay static, it 
shouldn't matter what the machine is.

You need to find out what is changing and what is changing it, then stop 
it happening.


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