Re: [Samba] nmbd error: workgroup name is too long
- Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2018 08:42:08 +0100
- From: "L.P.H. van Belle via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] nmbd error: workgroup name is too long
Open a random text editor.
Goto this line : workgroup = COOMBS
Press end and remove the spaces behind COOMBS, keep removing untill the line below it moves one up.
Then hit enter and restart samba.
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Namens Kirk
> Coombs via samba
> Verzonden: maandag 5 februari 2018 20:47
> Aan: samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Onderwerp: [Samba] nmbd error: workgroup name is too long
> I found a similar thread in this mailing list from a few
> years ago, but it looks like there was never a clear
> I’m fairly frequently receiving the following error in my logs:
> Feb 5 11:16:22 hal nmbd: [2018/02/05 11:16:22.889584,
> 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd_workgroupdb.c:57(name_to_unstring)
> Feb 5 11:16:22 hal nmbd: name_to_nstring: workgroup
> name COOMBS ^[ is too long. Truncating to
> I’m running Samba 4.7.4 on FreeBSD 11.1. My smb4.conf file
> has the workgroup name as “COOMBS”, with NO trailing spaces.
> Here’s the complete configuration file:
> workgroup = COOMBS
> server string = Samba Server Version %v
> netbios name = HAL
> security = user
> encrypt passwords = yes
> passdb backend = tdbsam
> wins support = yes
> domain master = yes
> interfaces = 192.168.1.220
> bind interfaces only = yes
> path = /zraid/plex
> valid users = plex
> writable = yes
> browsable = yes
> read only = no
> guest ok = no
> create mask = 0666
> directory mask = 0755
> In the prior thread, there was speculation of some invisible
> control character at play. I typed the above configuration
> file manually--with no copy/paste--so that should not be the case.
> Note that the error only seems to appear if "domain master =
> yes” is set.
> The netbios services do see to work—I just get my logs filled
> with these errors.
> Any suggestions?
> Kirk Coombs
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