Not in Neighborhood and no login scripts
cwood at wencor.com
Fri Feb 5 20:10:31 GMT 1999
On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Chris Wood wrote:
> I've been trying to setup login scripts for users authenticating against
> Samba 2.0 (PDC). I've heard people mention that win95 needs to be able to
> build the path to the netlogon thus netlogon must have browseable = yes.
> I've tried this without luck (though I can find the server, browse the
> share and run the .bat file manually).
> When I upgraded to Samba 2.0, Samba disappeared from the network
> neighborhood and hasn't come back since. :) Could the absense of Samba
> in the 'hood cause the problem of login scripts failing to run? If so,
> what can I do to get Samba in the neighborhood?
OK, I found the problem I was having (it was silly) and it has raised
The Problem was on the Win95 machines:
domain = SAMBA
workgroup = workgroup
WINS = IP of SAMBA server
The Win95 machines only see other win95 machines where workgroup =
workgroup even though the machines are in the SAMBA PDC domain and the
WINS server is setup. The win95 machines cannot see the samba server in
the neighborhood. If I set workgroup = SAMBA, then it does.
Are the Win95 machines not really using the WINS server for resolution?
Chris Wood Kitco, Inc.
801-489-2097 Wencor West, Inc.
[cwood at wencor.com] Durham Aircraft Services
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