Domain logon problem
johan at Katedral.SE
Thu Jan 8 18:54:12 GMT 1998
Domain logons temporary fail for a few minutes on all smb clients
on the network.
When using WINS support in samba-1.9.17p5 and the client request
a resolv of a host-adress the sys_gethostbyname() system call in nmbd will
block. When resolving a non-existant hostname or communicating
with a slow nameserver the entire nmbd functionality will be unavailable
causing this problem.
When a user selects a url in a browser like
the file will be accessed using smb and the hostname
will be resolved through WINS.
1. Disable WINS :-)
2. Use another host (for example a Windows NT server) as WINS
It is not possible to disable DNS resolutions of Internet hostnames.
The "proxy dns = no" under section [global] in smb.conf does not avoid
With friendly regards,
Mikael Brandström Johan Carlstedt
mikael at Katedral.SE johan at Katedral.SE
The Cathedral School of Uppsala, Sweden
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