[Samba] Microsoft Windows Network: The local device name is
already in use.
howard.miller at udcf.gla.ac.uk
Wed Aug 6 15:25:24 GMT 2003
Don't switch to plain text passwords! It doesn't work.... well it does the
first time but if/when the client tries to re-establish the connection it
will not authorise.
Use encrypted passwords and add your users with the smbpasswd command on the
On Wednesday 06 Aug 2003 4:22 pm, Richard Grow wrote:
> We are using samba 188.8.131.52 on Unix 184.108.40.206 and getting this error.
> We have both win 2000 and XP. I get this error on XP. Never had the
> problem on Win98 and previous versions.
> An error occurred while reconnecting O: to \\dev\growrg
> Microsoft Windows Network : The local device name is already in use.
> The connection has not been restored.
> We can fix the problem by removing all mapped drives, reboot and remap.
> We have to do this every day. I want to fix this problem.
> In regedit we changed the enableplaintextpassword to the value of 1 to
> get the connection.
> I have searched the samba archive and internet with no success .
> Thank you,
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