[Samba] %U does not work with Win2k
Thomas, Daniel J.
Daniel.Thomas at jhuapl.edu
Thu Feb 7 13:05:03 GMT 2002
I thought %U was %username% or something similar.
From: Gary Algier [mailto:gaa at ulticom.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2002 3:14 PM
Subject: [Samba] %U does not work with Win2k
I have discovered that using:
include = somefile.%U
does not work with Win2k. It works ok with Win95, Win98, WinNT, but not
Win2k (I don't know about WinXP). And, yes, Win2k is at SP2.
I have some shares that appear only for some users. This is controled
include = /etc/samba/smb.conf.%U
With Win2k the shares appear when the user first connects, but any
attempt to open the share results in an error:
The network name cannot be found.
When the user does a refresh it disappears.
Setting log level to a high value does not help. However, tracing the
process I see that the first time the included file is opened, it
is opened with a name like:
Every other time it is opened with:
It looks like Samba is forgetting the user ID, but only when the client
Any ideas for a fix?
Gary Algier, WB2FWZ gaa@@ulticom.com +1 856 787 2758
Ulticom Inc., 1020 Briggs Rd, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 Fax:+1 856 866 2033
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