[Samba] winpopup and Domain auth?

Bill Anderson anderson at hp.com
Mon Jun 24 09:35:03 GMT 2002

On Fri, 2002-06-21 at 18:46, Andrew Bartlett wrote: 
> Bill Anderson wrote:
> > 
> > OK, yesterday I was asked abut moving an existing Python program from an
> > NT machine to a Unix machine. This involves sending a message to
> > winpopup. So, after some digging I found smbclient's -M option.
> > 
> > Well, it works fine when I send it to a machine that is not part of the
> > site domain. When I send it to a machine that is logged in to the
> > domain, I get "session request invalid".
> > 
> > Any help appreciated, I've already spent a couple of hours looking
> > through search results for the list and on google, to no avail.
> What's happening is that you are not getting the netbios name correct -
> you must specify the correct netbios name of the remote host or it will
> reject the session request.  Or specify the machine by IP, and set the
> name as '*SMBSERVER' (assuming remote is not Win9X)

HMmm, I had tried by IP address, to no avail. By "set the name" do you
mean setting the netbios name using the -n option on smbclient? 

Bill Anderson                anderson at hp.com
Hewlett Packard              396-6348

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