[Samba] Logon Script Sometimes Does Not Execute
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Sat Apr 19 18:26:39 GMT 2003
The info below clears that one up. Now my next question my sound like a
long shot, but what sort of network cards and HUBs do you have? Is the
cabling in good condition?
- John T.
On Sat, 19 Apr 2003, David van Geyn wrote:
> I forgot to mention these things, but yes, I am using the same Samba server
> as my WINS server, and all the workstations here use DHCP. IPCONFIG /ALL
> shows that the WINS server is indeed specified correctly.
> Primary WINS Server . . . . . . . : 172.20.1.1
> I also have the option 'wins proxy = Yes' - Not sure if that would affect
> it, but the option sounded like it would be good to have set as 'Yes' for
> some older clients (that albeit are no longer on the network these days).
> > David,
> > Recently we have seen a few reports of this as a problem. It has been
> > my experience that intermittent failure to exec a logon script is
> > related to a name ersolution problem.
> > Are you using a WINS server? ie: Is samba your WINS server with in
> > smb.conf [globals]:
> > wins support = yes
> > _OR_ an MS Windows NT4/2000 Server that has the WINS server installed
> > and configured.
> > Also, do all your MS Windows machine TCP/IP settings having the IP
> > addresss of the WINS server correctly set?
> > - John T.
> > On Sat, 19 Apr 2003, David van Geyn wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I've been searching through the list archives on
> >> marc.theaimsgroup.com, and haven't found many suggestions relating to
> >> this problem. What's happening, is that maybe 5 out of 100 network
> >> logons the logon script does not execute, and none of my drives are
> >> mapped. This happens on both NT 4.0 Workstations as well as Windows
> >> 2000. It's been happening as long as I can remember (since several
> >> years ago when I started using Samba) and I've never found a way to
> >> solve this problem. I can't find any links between the times this
> >> happens and anything else. It just seems to happen at random. Does
> >> anyone else have this problem, or have any suggestions for trying to
> >> solve it?
> >> I'm using Samba 2.2.8 on a FreeBSD 4.5 server, but, as I said it's
> >> been happening for a long time using all kinds of versions of Samba.
> >> The server itself has very little load on it; usually the load
> >> averages hover around 0.04 or less.
> >> In the global section of my smb.conf, I have
> >> logon script = %U.bat
> >> And the [netlogon] share is like so:
> >> [netlogon]
> >> comment = Network Logon Service
> >> path = /usr/local/samba/lib/netlogon
> >> admin users = dataiv
> >> read only = No
> >> Thanks for any help or suggestions,
> >> David van Geyn
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org
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