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Re: NT hammering my samba netbios?

On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 04:22:07PM +0930, Tom Cook wrote:
| On  0, Randy Orrison <randy@orrison.com> wrote:
| > I've recently added a Windows NT4sp6a box to my home network, configured as
| > a PDC and running Microsoft Exchange (don't ask).  Since then, whenever it's
| > up, I keep getting the following entries in /var/log/syslog:
| > 
| > May  1 04:59:23 evo xinetd[606]: START: netbios-ns pid=19288 from=
| I think this is caused by your linux box's samba service winning the
| election for domain master.  If you don't want this to happen you need
| these in /etc/samba/smb.conf:
|    os level = 0
|    domain master = no
|    local master = no
|    preferred master = no
| Then your NT box can happily win the election.

That did it, thanks!  I'll have to read up more on those options, since my
NT box is not always up and I (think I) would prefer the linux box to be the
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