[Samba] [Q] Why does it take so long for XP to logon?
mvolaski at aecom.yu.edu
Mon May 19 22:36:44 GMT 2003
>Have you disabled the WebClient service on the WinXP machines? If
>the WebClient is enabled it will first try to access a share using
>the webdav protocol then it will try smb.
That was the problem. Thank you for your insight.
>Maurice Volaski wrote:
>>If I login to our Samba box (RedHat 7.1 + 2.4.20) under Windows 2K
>>via Start->Run->share name, I get logged in almost immediately. It
>>averages about 25 seconds under XP. This behavior has been true in
>>various versions of Samba since I believe XP was available and is
>>reproducible on every (several) Windows 2K/XP boxes I have tried.
>>This is a workgroup environment with Samba acting as master
>>browser. It doesn't matter whether the share is referenced as an IP
>>address or NetBIOS name.
>>Other keywords: login delay logon delay no response wait long delay
>>Windows 2000 Windows XP
Maurice Volaski, mvolaski at aecom.yu.edu
Computing Support, Rose F. Kennedy Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
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