[Samba] msdfs problems

Robert Johannes rjohanne at piper.hamline.edu
Mon Apr 28 20:27:38 GMT 2003

I use the same login/password on both workstations.


On Mon, 28 Apr 2003, Shirish Kalele wrote:

> Robert,
> Do you use different username/password pairs to log on to workstations a and
> b?
> >From what I remember, the username/password used to log on is used when
> connecting to dfs links.
> - Shirish
> Robert Johannes wrote:
> I have setup samba with msdfs, and configured it.  The problem is that it
> works with some windows 2000 workstations, but not with others, even if
> they are at the same service pak levels.
> I.e, I have workstation a and workstation b, both running 2000.  On
> workstation a, I can map the dfs share to a drive, and be able to access
> everything in that share (which is different shares on different servers).
> On workstation b, I can map the dfs share to a drive, but I can't browse
> or do anything with the dfs shares in the drive I just mapped. The error I
> get from workstation b when I try to browse the shares, is something like
> this:
> "\\mydfsservername\dfs\folder1
> The folder was moved or removed"
> >From watching the samba logs, I've noticed that each time I try to click
> on the folders under the dfs drive, many messages get logged, but
> foremost, I see this:  NT_STATUS_OBJECT_PATH_NOT_FOUND
> "[2003/04/23 17:39:06, 3] smbd/trans2.c:call_trans2qfilepathinfo(1707)
>   call_trans2qfilepathinfo: check_name of prog failed (Error 0)
> [2003/04/23 17:39:06, 3] smbd/error.c:error_packet(113)
>   error packet at smbd/trans2.c(1709) cmd=50 (SMBtrans2)
> [2003/04/23 17:39:06, 5] lib/util.c:show_msg(275)"
> That's what is logged when I try to  access the dfs shares from
> workstation b.
> Why would I have access and be able to see every thing from workstation a,
> but no access to the same shares from workstation b, even if I don't
> discriminate between the two workstations?  Such is the puzzle I'm working
> with.
> Any help will be appreciated.
> thanks
> robert
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