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    Resource How to get your FreeNAS Shares to appear in Windows Network Neighborhood 1

    Microsoft decided quite some time ago to relegate UNIX boxes to second class citizens when it comes to having a place in Network Neighborhood (NN). When this decision is combined with a cat's cradle of protocols whizzing across the network (NetBIOS, WINS, SMB1/2/3) it became virtually impossible...
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    How to kill off SMB1, NetBIOS, WINS and *still* have Windows' Network Neighbourhood better than ever

    Stilez submitted a new resource: How to kill off SMB1, NetBIOS, WINS and *still* have Windows' Network Neighbourhood better than ever Did you know Windows Vista onwards already has a better way built in? Just try it out! Read more about this resource...
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    How to kill off SMB1, NetBIOS, WINS and *still* have Windows' Network Neighbourhood better than ever

    We do live in interesting times. Well, those of us who love the "network neighbourhood" section of Windows File Explorer do, anyhow. Just think, the magic of all your file shares and networked computers, auto-magically shown in 'My Computer' / 'Windows Explorer', to click and use at will...
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    group configuration lost after NetBIOS name change

    Hello, I have some troubble with Samba and Windows permissions in Freenas 11.1-U5. We use it as a small NAS with 8 users. Problem: After I change the standard Netbios name in the UI SMB configuration, i lost all configurated groups. If i view the permission settings for a SMB share in Windows...
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    NetBIOS browsing issue Windows 10

    Solved: It had to do with the Windows 10 and the FreeNAS server was not on the same subnet. Next day my Windows 10 got IP in the same subnet and could connect to the file share. Similar to this thread...
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