nmbd outputs "Failed to register/refresh name"

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  • nmbd outputs the following messages:

    SMBSRV nmbd[14588]: [2019/05/01 01:00:00, 0] nmbd/nmbd_nameregister.c:register_name_response(130) 
    SMBSRV nmbd[14588]:   register_name_response: server at IP rejected our name registration of MYGROUP<1d> IP with error code 6. 
    SMBSRV nmbd[14588]: [2019/05/01 01:00:00, 0] nmbd/nmbd_become_lmb.c:become_local_master_fail2(417) 
    SMBSRV nmbd[14588]:   become_local_master_fail2: failed to register name MYGROUP<1d> on subnet Failed to become a local master browser. 
    SMBSRV nmbd[14588]: [2019/05/01 01:00:00, 0] nmbd/nmbd_namelistdb.c:standard_fail_register(304) 
    SMBSRV nmbd[14588]:   standard_fail_register: Failed to register/refresh name MYGROUP<1d> on subnet 
  • Would it impact the system?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • nmbd in samba package

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