[Fwd: WinNT and auto-reconnect]
aaron at compedge.co.nz
Tue Sep 14 21:13:45 GMT 1999
Thanks, Luke - I am now working around this issue by using security = user.
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> 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
> aware of.
> 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.
> > TIA
> > ADK
> <a href="mailto:lkcl at samba.org" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton </a>
> <a href="http://www.cb1.com/~lkcl"> Samba and Network Development </a>
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