NT 5.0b2 & Samba 2.0 Alpha
jerry at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Sun Oct 18 00:59:35 GMT 1998
> I don't see anything in the digests about this, but I just
>wanted to mention that Samba 2.0Alpha doesn't work with NT5.0b2. It
>works fine with Samba1.9.18p10. From what I can tell, it has to do
>with the nttrans code. I turned the debugging up to 10 and the error
>that I see is in the nt_open_pipe() routine (this is in 2.0alpha).
>NT5.0 tries to open a pipe "*\." which nttrans doesn't know about.
>It of course fails.
The problem is that when you tell NT5 that you support the NT SMB
calls, then it expects you to support the DCE/RPC calls as well.
1.9.18p10 didn't support these NT SMB's while 2.0 does but the
DCE/RPC support is not completed.
The workaround is to set "nt smb support = no" in smb.conf.
Hope this helps,
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
"...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
- Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )
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