Why a copy of smbd for each smbmount mountpoint?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Fri Nov 19 04:51:27 GMT 1999

"Frank R. Brown" wrote:
> This raises the following question:
> Under windows nt, a user on one machine can connect to shares
> on a second machine using a different user's 'credentials'.
> (User account or username/password pair.)
> However, you can only connect to that machine using one set of
> credentials at a time.
> Is this a client-side restriction or server-side, or both?

This is a bug in the WinNT network redirector.  Known 
for some time.  Work around it by using the IP address 
(or FQDN) of the server in the second connection rather 
than the same netbios name

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

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