Can't get dfs to work.
kalele at veritas.com
Wed May 30 15:24:03 GMT 2001
First, this is a question for the samba mailing list, not the
samba-technical list. So, I'm moving it there.
Did you compile samba --with-msdfs?
Your description is inconsistent. You mention \\system1\dfs and
\\system1\pblc both of which are invalid shares. From your description, I
understand \\icadfs\dfs is your dfs root and \\system1\public and
\\system1\test are your dfs linked shares.
Can you access \\system1\public and \\system1\test directly without going
Is your username and password the same when accessing \\icadfs and
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrie Kooijman" <a.kooijman at io.tudelft.nl>
To: <samba-technical at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 2:51 AM
Subject: Can't get dfs to work.
> Hi all,
> I am trying to get dfs working on an sgi irix box, but somehow
> it refuses to cooperate.
> Here's what I did:
> part of smb.conf:
> workgroup = ica
> netbios aliases = icadfs
> host msdfs = yes
> comment = Experimental dfs share
> path = /export/dfsroot
> msdfs root = yes
> guest ok = no
> browsable = yes
> ls -l on /export/dfsroot on the server:
> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root sys 20 May 28 13:12 pblc ->
> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root sys 18 May 28 13:21 tst ->
> I see both pblc and tst as folder in the share \\system1\dfs, but
> if I try to open
> the folder NT reports: \\system1\pblc is not accessible, This
> folder was moved or
> If I open the netbios alias ( \\icadfs\dfs\pblc ) it opens as an
> empty directory.
> The server is sgi, irix 6.2
> the client(s) are NT 4.0 sp6
> What do I do wrong, and if not, what is wrong ?
> Adrie Kooijman
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