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Old 08-13-2003, 03:38 PM   #1
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Samba: Change Linux box Computer Name

I edited the smb.conf file to say

# 1. Server Naming Options:

workgroup = Workgroup

netbios name = Linux Box

but the linux computer still shows up as Samba 2.2.8 (Linux Box)

How can i change this???

Edit: the netbios name used to say "netbios name = Samba %v"

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Old 08-13-2003, 03:43 PM   #2
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Restart samba the wait a minute or two for the master browser to pickup the new name.
Old 08-13-2003, 03:45 PM   #3
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i tried that already once didnt work
Old 08-13-2003, 03:58 PM   #4
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In the global share, you can edit the server string option.
Old 08-13-2003, 04:07 PM   #5
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i tried changeing the server string to Linux Box, i also had the netbios name set to Linux Box but it still had Samba 2.2.8 in the computer name
Old 08-13-2003, 04:19 PM   #6
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nevermind.... i figured it out, there was a second smb.conf file with the setting set to Samba 2.2.8, so i changed it and now it says what i want... thanks guys keep up the good work


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