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nftables not registering netbios broadcast responses as established,related traffic

I'm running Archlinux and trying to set up hostname resolution using netbios. I'm currently in the situation where resolution only works when the firewall is disabled. My test: I run 'ping SERVER' ...
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Unable to access SMB share only on netbios alias

So we have an ancient Win7 machine which has been used as a file server. This thing has come to the end of its life, and the 20-user limit is starting to hit us hard. I have set up a FreeNAS server, ...
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Unable to connect Windows Server 2012 R2 to a Domain Controller. Getting Error

I am unable to connect Windows Server 2012 R2 to a Domain Controller. Getting Error, An Attempt to Resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed. Please verify the ...
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Name resolution issue on Windows 10

I have a small office network with a handful of Windows / Ubuntu machines of varying releases. A few days ago, one Windows machine lost the ability to access any services on the Ubuntu machines by ...
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Should the “Browser Master” service be manually enabled on a Windows 2012 R2 domain?

I've been noticing lately that we're having issues connecting to one of our Domain Controllers via its SMB shares. Also, a number of clients seem to have a slow logon and/or experience errors when ...
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Multiple NetBIOS names on Windows Server 2016

Until at least Windows 2008R2 it was possible to add multiple NetBIOS names to the same machine, with each additional name resolveable via NetBIOS broadcasts (ie: the classical NetBIOS resolution, not ...
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Only one Windows 10 PC cannot ping/access two 2003 R2 servers as of recent

I have two older Win 2003 R2 servers acting as DNS, named DNS1 and DNS2. I have two Windows 10 Pro, hard-wired, same network, latest patches. One is a laptop and one is a desktop. The desktop can ...
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What is the firewall-cmd to configure iptables to drop NetBIOS broadcasts?

I have a CentOS 7 server in a LAN together with Windows machines. I have switched on logging in iptables of "to-be-rejected" or "to-be-dropped" packets using firewall-cmd --set-log-denied=all This ...
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CentOS (with firewalld) - Forward udp (netbios) broadcast

I'm trying to implement a small lab infrastructure with VSphere with multiple LAN, 2 of the LANs are : Work : with employee laptops Trusted : With all my server (except web that is in a separate DMZ)...
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How can I redirect netbios requests?

I've got a fileserver which we've had to decommision... Lets call it FILE-OLD. It's been replaced by a shiny new fileserver, lets call that one FILE-NEW. FILE-NEW has the same IP as FILE-OLD used to ...
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How to define a different name for each IP/NIC in the same PC [closed]

In a machine with multiple IP(s) (all in the same subnet) Using NETBIOS or WINS (no DNS) I want to PING this machine using a name for each IP (or a name for each NIC) for example, this IP(s) are in ...
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Enabling Network Discovery via GPO does not work when Windows Firewall turned on

Environment: Windows domain I'm trying to turn on network discovery for 100+ computers and I've created a computer-targeted GPO following instructions from this article: https://www.technig.com/...
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DFS Namespaces DNS and NetBIOS Name Resolution

I have a Windows Domain which hosts a number of DFS Namespaces in an environment which has DNS servers only (the clients are Windows 7+ and NetBIOS is not disabled on them). Example Domain: andshrew....
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How can I refer to a computer in a domain using the NetBIOS name as is done with users? i.e. domain\computer like domain\user

I've tried researching this, but none of the documentation I've found states how this is done, or if it is possible. I can refer to a domain user like so: domain\user Even when the domain is ...
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Why do I see a lot of incoming netbios activity on my Windows Firewall?

I have been seeing a lot of firewall drops on port 137 and 138 (netbios) after I enabled default behavior on my Windows FW (Block incoming, Allow outgoing) What is the reason for all netbios activity ...
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Windows Server 2016 shares not accessible

After rebooting Windows Server 2016 Essentials, all shares are in-accessible. When accessing the server locally using eg \\myserv I get a list of all shares, but when trying to enter one "The network ...
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Slow connection establishment with SMB on Windows 7 using VPN

I am using Windows 7 professional with service pack 1 installed. After installing large amount of system updates (using Windows Update), I started to experience problems with SMB on my PC. This ...
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NetBIOS Name Service requests not being sent or answered

I have serious inconsistency on my systems of whether NetBIOS name service requests are working on endpoints. I'm testing with Win7 and Server 2008R2 systems. We do not have a WINS server and don't ...
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Active Directory Domain where FQDN and NetBIOS name are the same

I have "inherited" an ancient domain (NT4, then upgraded to Win2000 Mixed Mode and now running on Win2003) where the NetBIOS name coincides with the DNS/FQDN one, and this is giving us problems with ...
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netbios not working using ip nor symbolic (cname)

There are more than a few questions/answers related to 'System error 53 has occurred' and lots of answers that, does not apply to this issue. I have a computer named 'caicos' and a dns cname  '...
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WINS server for inter-VLAN NetBIOS resolution

I have two VLANs. Clients are on one VLAN and there are a couple servers (including a file server) on another VLAN. I have L3 routing between the VLANs. Clients can ping the servers' IP addresses and ...
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Windows network computers not visible over pure IPv6 (When IPv4 stack disabled or no IPv4 address assigned)

I am working on an application which uses windows's "Computer Browser service" to show a list of Workgroups and computers within a selected workgroup. Everything works great in IPv4 network, having ...
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How to disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP on pfSense via DHCP

I have a pfSense applicance running version 2.x. I want to disable NetBios over TCP/IP via the DHCP Server so it is not activated on Windows clients. It's possible to do it with a Windows server but I ...
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Weird RNP samba devices in Workgroup

in the Network folder of all Windows computers and in the output of smbtree command I see a lot of devices with strange names (legitimate names obfuscated with #). WORKGROUP \\WEBSERVER ...
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Scan to folder across subnets/VLAN's no longer works

We have a Sharp copier scanner set up on address 172.20.20.200 and a Windows 2008 file server with network shares IP - 172.20.10.82. Up until a week ago we could scan from the copier directly to a ...
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Win server 2003: bind netbios name to ip address

I have a Win 2003 enterprise edition cluster. Each group of resources has its own ip address and network name. Here is the result of nbtstat -n: Public LAN(1): Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.7] Scope Id:...
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Resolve NetBIOS names without full qualification

I am connected to my office VPN and I can successfully RDP into my computer using the fully qualified name for it PC00001.myofficevpn.plc. When I try to connect using only the hostname PC00001, I do ...
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OmniOS r151018 file server visible in samba4 Active Directory but not in Windows Network Neighborhood

I have a test setup containing: 3 AD domain controllers (set up to replicate between them), all running Samba 4.3 on Univention Corporate Server 4.1 1 Windows 7 SP1 client joined to the domain 1 ...
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What does a REGISTRATION; NEGATIVE; RESPONSE; UNICAST message mean (UDP 137)?

I am seeing on the gateway of a WiFi network a flood of these messages: 12:32:53.334215 IP PRINTER.netbios-ns > 10.10.10.254.netbios-ns: NBT UDP PACKET(137): REGISTRATION; REQUEST; UNICAST 12:32:...
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disallow Samba WINS from making hostnames viewable across subnets

I have a samba server set up at work for simple things, such as printer and folder sharing. There is a "internal" subnet and VLAN and a "guest" subnet and VLAN. Samba runs on the same Debian machine ...
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Windows 7 - VPN and host name lookup

I have set up a VPN server using a Sinology box for accessing my office network from home. I can access all the office IPs, but the host name resolution has some problems. DNS queries work : nslookup ...
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Strange NetBIOS query with old computer name

I've one computer in our network which I first named PC029. Shortly after I changed its name to PC021. This was more than a year ago. Today I've found (thanks to Wireshark) that this computer is ...
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Mac can connect to samba via IP but not netbios name [closed]

I've setup a samba share on Centos 6. smb.conf [data] path = /data writeable = yes browseable = yes valid users = user01 create mask = 0777 create mode = 0777 directory mode = 0777 share modes = yes ...
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Rebuilding Domain From Scratch. How to Use Old Netbios Domain Name on new DC?

I have a client that I am currently in the process of upgrading from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012R2. They are a small business, working off of a single server. The decision was made to ...
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Debian 8(Jessie): netbios name resolution

To resolve netbios names on Debian 7(Wheezy) I used to install winbind and append a 'wins' in /etc/nsswitch.conf. This procedure appears to not work on a freshly installed Debian 8.2(Jessie). It does, ...
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When should I use an LMHOST file? [closed]

I'm doing research on the LMHOSTS file. Can anyone tell me when I would want to use the LMHOST file?
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NetBios issues with multiple adapters, may not be turning on

I'm working in a Windows 2008 server. I'm getting conflicting messages as to weather or not netbios is enabled. The problem is that my AD users can't "discover" the server. I think that netbios is to ...
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How to find all hostnames (even laptops that aren't currently on the network) on a network?

I manage a network that has a lot of laptops. The users that use the laptops are frequently traveling. When someone gets a new computer I run into a problem determining what the hostname should be. ...
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Netbios binding in server 2008

I am creating a middle ground server as a funnel point for our regular network to talk to our legacy network, which is running Lantastic 8.0/8.1 on MS Dos 6.1. To do so, I need to install Netbios, ...
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Computers not showing up in each other's workgroup browser

I have set up a VPN network between my Windows 7 home computer and my remote Windows Server 2003. This all works fine, the computers can ping each other and I can also access the server's smb shares ...
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Samba logging all Macs on our network to log.workstation

We have a Samba share on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. Per-machine logging is switched on via log.%m. I understand from the Samba documentation that %m is the NetBIOS machine name for the client machine. ...
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Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest

I'm building a test environment containing multiple Active Directory domains in the same forest, but I'm having strange issues while trying to add a child domain to the forest root domain. All ...
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netbios traffic after adding host to snmp allowed hosts

I noticed in my firewall that there was a ton of traffic for net-bios traffic (udp 137) after adding some hosts to the snmp allowed packets list in windows server 2008. I could not find any ...
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Show NetBIOS name before Username on Windows 7 Logon

I am setting up a new DC using Windows Server 2008 R2, and my FQDN is MFC.com. When I logon to a client computer (E5530.MFC.com) using that domain, instead of showing "MFC\user.name", it shows "E5530\...
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NetBIOS ping issues

I am having an issue with NetBIOS Pinging. When I ping a PC/Server on the network with its NetBIOS Name I am finding that the PC/Server is getting associated with an IP address outside my network (IP ...
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Windows 7 Spamming Domain Controllers on ports 445 and 139, causing lockout

I have a domain lockout issue and in troubleshooting, I found through netstat that my machine is pummeling the domain controllers on ports 445 and 139. It is creating thousands of user ports to do ...
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How to set up netbios aliases on smbd / nmbd

The hostname of my server is slightly unfriendly (let's say b4dn4me). I want my users to be able to access the server under a nicer name (let's say bonnie). Samba is installed just to be able to ...
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Local Link Multicast Name Resolution replaces NetBIOS, yet textbook says otherwise

I am studying from Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (our environment still has significant Windows 2008 R2 servers), and one question asks You are working on a Windows Server ...
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“You were not connected because a duplicate name exists on the network” Error on Server2003

I have a Server2003 server which started to have the error in the subject: System error 52 has occured "You were not connected because a duplicate name exists on the network." I get this error when ...
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Troubleshooting unwanted NTP Traffic

A domain controller running Windows Server 2012 is sending NTP and NETBIOS traffic to an address that has never been configured as a time provider. The server logs give no indication that any NTP ...