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

Thomas Bork tombork at web.de
Fri Apr 18 21:07:05 GMT 2003


is there a patch for this behaviour in 2.2.8 and 2.2.8a?

>>> 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
> created  :(

%a seemed not working correctly.

der tom

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