[Samba] %a reports a Windows XP client as having a "Win2K" architecture.

Thomas Bork tombork at web.de
Fri Apr 4 21:23:07 GMT 2003

Hi Gerald (Jerry) Carter,

you wrote:

>> One of the variables available in Samba is "%a", which, as you know
>> is the architecture of the remote machine.  I tested using this
>> variable with a Windows 2000 and Windows XP client. Unfortunately,
>> the log file reports the Windows XP client is seen as having an
>> architecture of "Win2K" instead of something like "WinXP". The
>> Windows 2000 box shows up fine as "Win2K".
> Fixed in 2.2.8

sorry, not really  ;o)
Found the problem now too. If configuring

logon path = \\%N\%U\%a

in smb.conf and making a connection as Administrator (mapped to root)
with WinXPPro, the directory /root/Win2K for profile directory will be
created  :(

der tom

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