NetBIOS agent

The NetBIOS agent starts, stops, and monitors the nmbd daemon. Only one resource of this type is permitted. You can use the agent to make the nmbd daemon highly available or to monitor it.

The agent sets, monitors, and resets the names and network interfaces by which the Samba server is known. The agent also sets, monitors and resets Samba to act as a WINS server or domain master or both.

Note that nmbd broadcasts the NetBIOS name, or the name by which the Samba server is known in the network.

Before using this agent: