[Samba] NBT name resolution

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Apr 8 20:55:58 UTC 2020

On Wed, Apr 08, 2020 at 04:09:57PM -0400, Phillip Susi via samba wrote:
> Jonathon Reinhart via samba writes:
> > Netbios has been effectively replaced by DNS for a long time now. It sounds
> > like you don't have a properly functioning DNS in your environment. I would
> > start there.
> I had my own perfectly functioning dns server using as the
> upstream.  Aparently I now have to use the Windows DC as the DNS server
> to resolve windows host names.  I guess NetBIOS made life too easy so it
> had to be disabled a few months ago.

Well, to be fair, it also made it very insecure as well as a bonus :-).

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