problems with logon scripts for user names longer than 8 characters
sshelder at home.com
Wed Nov 14 13:44:04 GMT 2001
I just found my problem. It has to do with the fact that I am transitioning
from a novell network to my linux/samba one. It seems the novell client 32
for win9x/me machines doesn't like to run those files that are greater than
8.3 from a dos window over the network. I removed the client from a couple
of workstations and the script ran like it was suppose to. Once the
transition is complete (hopefully this weekend) I shouldn't have this
Sorry for spamming the mailing list.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Helder" <sshelder at home.com>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 8:46 AM
Subject: problems with logon scripts for user names longer than 8 characters
> I can not get the logon script to run for users with longer than 8
> characters on win98/me clients. I get an error when they logon Access
> denied Y: access denied jvand~H8.bat. (real file name is
> The permissions are rw for both owner and group in the netlogon share.
> Any suggestions to fix this? Other than shorten the username :).
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