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Re: [Samba] Network Meltdown after Samba 4.9.0 Upgrade

On Sat, 15 Sep 2018 04:02:29 -0500
"David C. Rankin via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 09/15/2018 03:40 AM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > 
> > It is undoubtedly for a 'standalone server', so why does it also
> > have the line 'domain master = Yes' ??
> > It cannot be both, I would suggest removing this line.
> > 
> > Rowland
> > 
> > 
> Rowland,
>   domain master=yes used to be standard for stand-alone to cause nmbd
> claim a special domain specific NetBIOS name as a domain master
> browser (based on the os level/preferred master election rules)
>   man smb.conf does not mention any discontinuation for use in
> stand-alone mode. Should it not be used any longer in that role, or
> is it a matter of network scale?

Things have changed, you should allow the domain/workgroup to set its
own master especially if there is a PDC or DC in the mix.


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