[Samba] samba troubles

Jim Durham durham at jcdurham.com
Fri Dec 6 16:19:01 GMT 2002

On Thursday 05 December 2002 12:27 pm, Tyler Durdin wrote:
> I am running samba on Rh 7.3 serving windows XP machines on a small network
> (fewer than 10 cpts). I am experiencing very long delays logging onto the
> network (2-5 minutes) my clients are assigned IP's via DHCP and I am using
> a DNS server not located in my building (not allowed to run my own) can
> anyone help me figure why my logins take so long? I also have trouble when
> I logout (not shutdown, just logout) and log back in my network drives are
> not restored, is this because I am using DHCP? Thanks in advance for the
> help, it's greatly appreciated.

Long login delays are usually associated with a DNS problem of some
sort. If you do 'nslookup' on the ips of the client machines from your
server, do they resolve? Just a guess. How about a lookup on the
server's IP?


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