[Samba] Windows 2000 and Samba

Paul Harlow PHarlow at skld.com
Thu May 9 11:08:02 GMT 2002

"Windows cannot find '\\server1'. Check Spelling..."
"The semaphore timeout has expired..."
The semaphore error comes up about a tenth of the time that the other one

This server can be resolved without problems using both WINS and DNS. We're
not reaching across a subnet here, all machines affected are on the same
subnet. All machines, Win2k and WinNT4 can see this server in Network
Neighborhood/Places fine as well. It's just that when you click on them or
type their names in the address field they're not accessible with the given
messages returned as errors.
If already tried removing and reinstalling Windows Networking from these
machines to no avail.


-----Original Message-----
From: Sam Barasch [mailto:barasch at biostat.wisc.edu]
Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 11:45 AM
To: Paul Harlow; Samba List (E-mail)
Subject: Re: [Samba] Windows 2000 and Samba

Can the w2k pro machines see the AIX box in my network places?

are you trying to do this across subnets?

Is there an error message you can share?

At 11:04 AM 5/9/2002 -0600, Paul Harlow wrote:
>I have a Samba server running on an AIX 4.4.3 RS6000 that has been serving
>up files without problem. Recently, a pair of machines, both Windows 2000
>Pro, haven't been able to gain access to any of the Samba resources on the
>AIX server though they were both able to previously. Other WinNT and Win2k
>machines can get to these shared resources fine, just not these two.
>I haven't found anything yet to give a reason why or support a fix for
>Does anyone have any suggestions or paths to lead me down?
>Paul Harlow CCNA, MCP
>System and Network Administrator
>SKLD Information Services LLC
>720 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite 1000N
>Denver, CO   80246
>(303) 820-0861
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>pharlow at skld.com
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