let me say it really loud!!RE: can't login in mornings

Larry Clark xwindowuser at discflo.com
Wed Jan 24 00:34:13 GMT 2001

Medi Montaseri wrote: and I replied:

I did make a batch file using the net use command, but not all here are
technically inclined. some still call me to press the magic button to
turn on their machines, no matter how much I tutor them......

> You can either via GUI front end or autoexec.bat map a drive permanantly.
> I leave teh task of which button to click to you, however from a script
> on your Windows client, you can use 'net use ....' to map a drive
> at boot up.
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Medi Montaseri                               medi at CyberShell.com
> Unix Distributed Systems Engineer            HTTP://www.CyberShell.com
> CyberShell Engineering
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> On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Larry Clark wrote:
> > What is the use of having samba as a server if every morning I have to
> > go around to everyones computer and re map the dirves they need? not
> > much good in a production setting is it? well I have sent this letter to
> > the whole samba team, maybe they will get a clue and work on
> > it......hummmmm????
> >
> >
> >
> > Larry Clark wrote:
> > >
> > > I am trying this one again, I have a 10/100 mg switched network, NT and
> > > novell also run on it. I have two(2) samba servers on the network. in
> > > the mornings, when people come in and try to logon, they can logon to
> > > the NT and novell servers, yet the logon to the samba servers are slow,
> > > and most of the time they cannot connect and ask if next time they want
> > > to try to connect, obviuosly they say yes, but this time after the whole
> > > weekend, they all came in and cannot lo in. even if I go into the
> > > windows explorer and click on the red x'ed out share, they sometimes
> > > still don't connect. we have a WINS server on the wire for name
> > > resolution, and there is a PDC which the samba server has an account.
> > > for the life of me, I can't map a drive and consistently have it connect
> > > after the night. mornings are a night mare and noone can connect, any
> > > one else have this problem? thanks....
> >
> >

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