Control Network Browser Elections

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Control Network Browser Elections (Windows 9x and NT)
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A browser election is a normal network occurance and provides a means to guarantee there is never more than one master browser present in a domain / workgroup.
Controlling which PC is the Domain Master Browser is set using the "IsDomainMaster" key the options are "Yes" or "False".
To prevent an NT Workstation or Server (non-PDC) from acting as a browser, set the "MaintainServerList" key to "No", other options are "Yes", "No" or "Auto".

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Browser\Parameters]
Data Type: REG_SZ

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