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

Larry Clark xwindowuser at discflo.com
Wed Jan 24 22:29:47 GMT 2001

well chris, I have changed my security to user, and encrypt the passwds
and path = /etc/smbpasswd
and I now connect pretty darn fast. now. but that means that I have
disregarded having the samba server authenticate back to the PDC, which,
is what I really wanted. but oh well. hey it works right? hahaha

Chris Herrmann wrote:
> **discflo is the domain name, I think I either read it in the man pages
> for smb.conf or in my samba book.
> If it's not working i'd be cautious of it. Usually you'd specify it by
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/subnetmask
> > ;   remote browse sync =
> ** what are the ip's used here? I know that .255 is the braodcast
> address, but what is the other one?
> Not sure - sorry!
> ****** ok regarding broken pipes.....I have alot of those in my
> machione.log files
> and I have some other errors as follows... I also have log files for
> machines that are not set up to log in.....
> [2001/01/22 15:57:17, 0] smbd/process.c:timeout_processing(868)
>   Reloading services after SIGHUP
> [2001/01/22 16:26:06, 0] lib/util_sock.c:read_socket_data(507)
>   read_socket_data: recv failure for 4. Error = No route to host
> Ok, we get similar problems. It happens because of the order that samba
> tries to resolve the name of the client connecting to it - it takes too
> long, and the client goes away before samaba can respond which is why you
> get a broken pipe. We're trying a couple of things atm:
> - dnscache, so that a reverse lookup on an internal IP will work and it
> won't need to query an external server for something that doesn't exist...
> - edit your hosts file, and add entries for your machines:
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx netbios.domain.com      netbios
> which means that pinging a netbios name should give you both the ip address,
> and the fully qualified host name (ie. host + domain).
> Not sure if it works yet though - try and see how you go!!!
> The only other thing I've seen around that may be of assistance to you is a
> comment i read somewhere that the password server should be specified as an
> IP address, and not a netbios name. Again, I didn't try this, and couldn't
> get security = server to work, so good luck!

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