[Samba] WSDD and Avahi

spindles seven spindles7 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 20:10:33 UTC 2022

On 12 June 2022 18:07 Rowland Penny wrote: 
> On Sun, 2022-06-12 at 12:47 -0400, Robert Yu Tin-Tat via samba wrote:
> > Sorry, I tried WSDD first before installing avahi, and the post was
> > made before trying out Avahi.
> >
> > How would I setup Avahi and WSDD so that the Caja file manager can
> > refer to the Windows 7 computer by its network name?
> >
> Have you checked if Windows 7 has Network Discovery turned on ?

and this is called "Function Discovery Resource Publication".   Check that it is running and set to "Automatic" start using services.msc.    Similarly "Function Discovery Provider Host" needs to be running if you want to browse the network from the Windows 7 machine.



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