3.0.1 issues

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Jan 27 00:15:28 GMT 2004

On Mon, 26 Jan 2004, James Bowes wrote:

Send me your smb.conf file (off list) and I will get back to you.

Do your clients all have the IP Address set for the WINS server in the
TCP/IP configuration settings?

John T.

> Hello.
> I am having trouble with my Samba server from 3.0.1 release. I am using
> it for a small business in a typical setting - 3 windows 2000
> workstations and 1 Win 98 client.
> I have found that browsing is a bit problematic. On first boot, the
> Samba server works correctly and browsing from the clients works as
> expected. Eventually, the clients receive "network name could not be
> found errors". The only way to make this disappear is to reboot the
> Samba server. Here is a bit more information:
> *	hosts allowed = 192.168.
> *	listens on the eth0 and lo interfaces - not bound
> *	Wins support is enabled - resolution order is the default
> *	/var/lib/samba/browse.dat shows a list is created and appears
> correct.
> *	Local master browser is selected
> *	OS level is 34 (just in case)
> *	log level is set to: 3 passdb:5 auth:10
> >From what I can see, the only errors are "invalid vuid" and "can't
> become connected user"
> Here are some other issues:
> *	There is a single group all users belong to - "groupfoo"
> *	The permissions on the Linux side are 770 for files and
> directories with the setgid bit activated
> *	Some users in the "groupfoo" group can't save files to the main
> shares (read only) while others can
> I am stumped. I have read the fine manual and googled my eyeballs out.
> Is there anyone that may be able to provide some insight as to what I am
> overlooking?
> Thanks for any and all responses.
> Regards,
> -james

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org
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