[Samba] Re: Opening MS Access files on Samba

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Sat Jul 12 20:00:54 GMT 2003

| We are running a samba server 2.23 on FreeBSD 4.8 
| and have to open a .mdb file which nominally is no 
| problem (we access the file with our accounting
| program and it is fine) however when I try to open 
| it with MS access 2002 itself I get the error that
| "the file is on an unsecured server or outside the 
| Intranet copy the file locally to access it blah 
| blah"

Perhaps you may add the trustable domain names as 
subkeys to the following registry key:

       Internet Settings\

If the domain you work in and should trust is
yourdom.eu then add a key with that name and put
the following value in it:


This registration is on per-user basis, so you may
create a file "trusted-doms.reg" containing:

  Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

  [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains]

  [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\yourdom.eu]

and let it be loaded by the logon script. The command
in the logon script should be:

   %SystemRoot%\regedit.exe /s trusted-doms.reg

It works for me, but perhaps someone knows a better
way or how to make it system-wide instead of per-user.

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