[Samba] message command will not work on debian woody

Florian Grimps Florian.Grimps at epost.de
Wed Apr 17 14:23:03 GMT 2002


First of all, sorry for my broken Englsih i am not a native speaker.

This is my first mail to this list.
I hope i make no mistake.

Okay, no my Problem.

I tried to use the message command feature to catch winpopups sent to my
debian box,
as it is described at

Win client (e.g. net send debian hiho) or with # smbclient -M localhost;
give positve result,
for commands like this.

But it doesn't work.. no message is printed on the ttys.

So I tried the same config & commands with Redhat 7.2 on a other computer,
and there was no problem using something like this:

message command = /bin/bash -c 'cat %s | wall; rm %s'

So i want to know how I can help my self.
How can i find out where my message get lost.
Is it maybee a bug?
Or gut debian a litte much of secure in this case?
I would be very happy if i could deal with this problem,
and other like this.

Thanks in advantage

Grimps Florian.

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