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Re: [Samba] win10 Samba shares discovery




That particular wiky entry is about something different (AD DC).

I was talking about a normal samba server (workgroup, not domain).
In a domain there's DNS and other stuff involved, and things are more
complicated.

I was referring to something like this:
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Why is the Windows Network Neighborhood (computers list) missing the
samba server(s) in a local network  (no domain)?

1) SMB1 disabled on Windows.
If SMB1 is disabled on a Windows computer, then Windows network
discovery via netbios, which samba supports, is also disabled.
Windows will discover computers on the local network/subnet using
WSD/LLMNR, which samba doesn't support at this time.
This is why other Windows computer are visible, but samba computers are not.

This isn't considered an high priority issue, this is from 2015:
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11473

You can still access the samba resources by accessing it directly via
\\name or \\ip.address (provided SMB2 or higher is enabled  on samba)

2) If SMB1 is enabled on Windows, then check that nmbd is started on
the samba computer





On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 2:21 PM Yvan Masson via samba
<samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Le 25/10/2018 à 18:22, Giulio via samba a écrit :
> >> Is enabling SMBv1 on the Windows 10 side the only solution to get Linux share be visible for the Windows "Network" listing?
> >
> > Yes, it's the only way to see the samba computer in the computers' list.
> >
> > When using SMB>=2, network discovery will use a different protocol
> > (WSD/LLMNR) which samba doesn't support.
> > So, from Windows you'll see all the other Windows computers, but not
> > the samba servers.
> >
> > It's not considered an high priority issue, this is from 2015:
> > https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11473
> >
> The subject has been discussed many times on this list, but this answer
> seems really clear to me: do you think I can add this to the wiki[1] ?
>
> Regards,
> Yvan
>
> 1.
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/FAQ#Why_Is_the_Network_Neighbourhood_Empty_or_Does_Not_Show_All_Machines_in_the_Domain.3F
>
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