[Samba] Win98 troubles
bob at assuredcomp.com
Sat Aug 2 17:19:45 GMT 2003
I just wanted to let you know that didn't work. I raised the logging level and all
it shows is successful logins. I'm about 99% certian that the problem is with the
workstation. Short of reinstalling Windows, I'm out of ideas.
John H Terpstra (jht at samba.org) wrote:
>On Thu, 31 Jul 2003, Bob Crandell wrote:
>> I have a client with 2 Win98 out of 15 computers that refuse to see the server
when they first turn them on in the morning. When they logon as a new user, not a
reboot, it connects and they work fine for the rest of the day. They can even
>> reboot whenever they want throughout the day and it works, but when they turn it off
>> over night, the computers refuse to see the domain the next morning. Help.
>> One computer's IP is DHCP the other is static. The server OS is Slackware 9.0,
>> Samba 2.2.8a. I added the server netbios name and the domain name IP address to the
>> workstations' local hosts file and I added those workstations' IP addresses to the
>> server hosts file. I hard coded the network speed to 100/half duplex.
>Looks like you have chosen to make life painful Bob. That's what you get
>Suggest you add to [globals] wins support = yes
>Then in your dhcpd.conf file add:
> options netbios-name-servers 'IP-addr-of-Samba-Server';
> options netbios-node-type 8;
>Then on all hard coded IP address workstations set the IP of your Samba
>server as the WINS server address in the TCP/IP settings.
>That should help to getthings moving a little smoother.
>- John T.
>> comment = Our server
>> workgroup = CCWGroup
>> netbios name = Master
>> server string = Samba Server 2.2.8a
>> domain master = yes
>> domain logons = yes
>> wins support = yes
>> local master = yes
>> security = user
>> printing = bsd
>> load printers = yes
>> printcap name = /etc/printcap
>> guest account = pcguest
>> # Win9x needs this
>> logon script = %U.bat
>> # WinNT needs these
>> # logon script = logon.cmd
>> # logon drive =
>> # logon home =
>> logon path =
>> add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g users -s
>> /dev/false -M %u
>> encrypt passwords = yes
>> debug level = 1
>> max log size = 50
>> log file = /var/log/samba.log
>> kernel oplocks = no
>> nt acl support = yes
>> csc policy = disable
>> write cache size = 262144
>> # socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
>> preserve case = yes
>> short preserve case = yes
>> deadtime = 120
>> os level = 64
>> Thanks for trying.
>> Bob Crandell
>> Assured Computing
>> When you need to be sure.
>> bob at assuredcomp.com
>> Voice - 541-689-9159
>> FAX - 541-463-1627
>> Eugene, Oregon
When you need to be sure.
bob at assuredcomp.com
Voice - 541-689-9159
FAX - 541-463-1627
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