Re: Woody Samba Bug or Hacked?
On Tue, 17 Sep 2002 at 09:57:40AM -0500, Hanasaki JiJi wrote:
> Yes. the ^I Tabs have been removed... However, it does not explain the
> below.. The host name does not appear in smb.conf It is a Win2000
> Professional laptop on the same network. None of the Win2000 or Samba
> configs have changed in months.
> nmbd: ^I^IFRED-LAPTOP2 40051003 ()
> ^IWORKGROUP(1) current master browser = FRED-LAPTOP2
That just says the currentg master browser (A windows thing) is FRE-LAPTOP2 (presumably on your network).
The master browser is who keeps your subnet's name list. Kind of like the
sub-nets DNS server for smb/nmb...
Note: Setting samba to participate in master browser elections is a bad idea
as it sometimes mucks up the network..
wget -O - http://www.zionlth.org/~plhofmei/ | gpg --import
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