Session Request Failed

Alex Le Fevre alexlefevre at
Tue Feb 20 18:51:00 GMT 2001

> It might be helpful to post your smb.conf file,
> along with your network
> setup for the machine you are running this on

Fair enough...I just didn't want to Spam the list

#======================= Global Settings

# workgroup = NT-Domain-Name or Workgroup-Name, eg:
   workgroup = WORKGROUP

# server string is the equivalent of the NT
Description field
   server string = Web Server

# This option is important for security. It allows you
to restrict
# connections to machines which are on your local
network. The
# following example restricts access to two C class
networks and
# the "loopback" interface. For more examples of the
syntax see
# the smb.conf man page
   hosts allow = 192.168.2. 127.

# If you want to automatically load your printer list
# than setting them up individually then you'll need
   load printers = yes

# you may wish to override the location of the
printcap file
;   printcap name = /etc/printcap

# on SystemV system setting printcap name to lpstat
should allow
# you to automatically obtain a printer list from the
SystemV spool
# system
;   printcap name = lpstat

# It should not be necessary to specify the print
system type unless
# it is non-standard. Currently supported print
systems include:
# bsd, sysv, plp, lprng, aix, hpux, qnx
;   printing = bsd

# Uncomment this if you want a guest account, you must
add this to /etc/passwd
# otherwise the user "nobody" is used
;  guest account = pcguest

# this tells Samba to use a separate log file for each
# that connects
   log file = /var/log/sambalog

# Put a capping on the size of the log files (in Kb).
   max log size = 100

# Security mode. Most people will want user level
security. See
# security_level.txt for details.
   security = user
# Use password server option only with security =
;   password server = <NT-Server-Name>

# You may wish to use password encryption. Please read
# ENCRYPTION.txt, Win95.txt and WinNT.txt in the Samba
# Do not enable this option unless you have read those
   encrypt passwords = yes

# Using the following line enables you to customise
your configuration
# on a per machine basis. The %m gets replaced with
the netbios name
# of the machine that is connecting
;   include = /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf.%m

# Most people will find that this option gives better
# See speed.txt and the manual pages for details
   socket options = TCP_NODELAY 

# Configure Samba to use multiple interfaces
# If you have multiple network interfaces then you
must list them
# here. See the man page for details.
;   interfaces = 

# Browser Control Options:
# set local master to no if you don't want Samba to
become a master
# browser on your network. Otherwise the normal
election rules apply
;   local master = no

# OS Level determines the precedence of this server in
master browser
# elections. The default value should be reasonable
;   os level = 33

# Domain Master specifies Samba to be the Domain
Master Browser. This
# allows Samba to collate browse lists between
subnets. Don't use this
# if you already have a Windows NT domain controller
doing this job
;   domain master = yes 

# Preferred Master causes Samba to force a local
browser election on startup
# and gives it a slightly higher chance of winning the
;   preferred master = yes

# Use only if you have an NT server on your network
that has been
# configured at install time to be a primary domain
;   domain controller = <NT-Domain-Controller-SMBName>

# Enable this if you want Samba to be a domain logon
server for 
# Windows95 workstations. 
;   domain logons = yes

# if you enable domain logons then you may want a
per-machine or
# per user logon script
# run a specific logon batch file per workstation
;   logon script = %m.bat
# run a specific logon batch file per username
;   logon script = %U.bat

# Where to store roving profiles (only for Win95 and
#        %L substitutes for this servers netbios name,
%U is username
#        You must uncomment the [Profiles] share below
;   logon path = \\%L\Profiles\%U

# Windows Internet Name Serving Support Section:
# WINS Support - Tells the NMBD component of Samba to
enable it's WINS Server
;   wins support = yes

# WINS Server - Tells the NMBD components of Samba to
be a WINS Client
#	Note: Samba can be either a WINS Server, or a WINS
Client, but NOT both
;   wins server = w.x.y.z

# WINS Proxy - Tells Samba to answer name resolution
queries on
# behalf of a non WINS capable client, for this to
work there must be
# at least one	WINS Server on the network. The default
is NO.
;   wins proxy = yes

# DNS Proxy - tells Samba whether or not to try to
resolve NetBIOS names
# via DNS nslookups. The built-in default for versions
1.9.17 is yes,
# this has been changed in version 1.9.18 to no.
   dns proxy = no 

#============================ Share Definitions
   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = no
   writable = yes

# NOTE: If you have a BSD-style print system there is
no need to 
# specifically define each individual printer
   comment = All Printers
   path = /usr/spool/samba
   browseable = no
# Set public = yes to allow user 'guest account' to
   guest ok = no
   writable = no
   printable = yes

   comment = Web Page Directories
   path = /home/www
   public = yes
   writable = yes
   printable = no
   browseable = yes
   guest ok = yes

Network Setup
Four Win98 PCs, IP's
Samba Server, OBSD 2.8, IP's, (external)

----------------------------------------------------- localhost www Holly Alex Linda Glenn www (I just added this line after
realizing it could be part of the problem; I HUP'ed
the smbd and nmbd daemons, but have not rebooted;
still getting the same message)

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

Alex Le Fevre

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