unknown %a [was Re: Shares disappear in Windows 2000 (Samba 2
don_mccall at hp.com
Thu Oct 11 06:25:31 GMT 2001
According to your information, and the information you showed us from the
include = smb.conf.%U
is the correct thing to have in the smb.conf if you want to include the file
smb.conf.anna when the windows user 'anna' makes a successful connection;
Based on the smbstatus, I would say that the user 'anna' is being username
to the unix user franz. Is this correct?
Perhaps if you share your smb.conf and smb.conf.anna with the list, someone
From: Dietrich Heise [mailto:Dietrich.Heise at net-and-works.de]
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 9:00 AM
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: unknown %a [was Re: Shares disappear in Windows 2000 (Samba
>> > > include=smb.conf.public.%a was changed to
>> > > include=smb.conf.public.UNKNOWN
>> > ^^^^^^^
>> > What client os was this from?
>> This wasn't put there by a client. My samba server somehow changed my
>> smb.conf file without asking me. I don't want to track this down right
>> now but maybe it was done by testparms, or maybe by SWAT. Joel
> OK. What you are saying doesn't make sense to me.
> Can you please give me some mroe details? Was the actual
> smb.conf modified on disk? Or did testparm output report
> this as "include = smb.conf.public.UNKNOWN"? The latter
> would make sense as there is no client operating system
> when checking smb.conf with testparm.
I don't use the %a
in the smb.conf I have the following entry:
include = smb.conf.%U what should be to:
include = smb.conf.anna if User:anna connects to the Samba-Server.
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