WinNT and auto-reconnect
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba.org
Thu Sep 9 18:44:52 GMT 1999
this is due to a bug in windows nt clients. microsoft is aware of the
problem, they had a developer looking into it the last time it was
reported (six months ago on ntbugtraq), related to the WNetWkstaUserEnum
function. no further information or response has been reported that i am
On Tue, 31 Aug 1999, Aaron Knauf wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have another weird one here.
> When using a WinNT server, you can reboot the server while (win/NT)
> clients are connected and the clients will automatically re-establish
> their connections when the server comes back up.
> With Samba you can do the same.
> Here's the catch. If you restart samba, then logout your client
> *without accessing any of the previously opened shares* then the profile
> is written back to the home directory and that share is left open on the
> server (shown by smbstatus). From this point on, no-one can log in to
> the server (at least, not from the same workstation - I haven't tried it
> with more than one). Another samba restart is required to get people
> logging in again.
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