[Samba] share persistence problem
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Wed May 28 16:19:32 GMT 2003
On Wed, 28 May 2003, Paul Trepanier wrote:
> After awhile, my connections from my PC to my samba server end up with a
> red "X" in them (share disappeared) if I leave my explorer window open.
> If I click on these, they "wake up" and continue to function (and
> the red X's go away). If I close my explorer window (while the red X's
> are there) and reopen it , they are gone. An attempt to reestablish
> these dropped connections is immediately successful.
> This is obviously a connection persistence issue and I've tried setting
> both keepalive= and SO_KEEPALIVE (individually, of course) to no avail.
> Any ideas?
Your MS Windows client is the culprit - it is dropping idle connections as
I recall. Also, you may find that there is a registry setting to turn that
- John T.
> My installation is samba 2.2.8 running as a daemon (not inetd) on
> Solaris 8 configured to use a WINS server and provide authentication via
> a PDC (same host as WINS server). I do have an lmhosts file in the
> samba /lib directory with the PDC/WINS server address in it.
> My globals section;
> workgroup = WORKGROUP
> netbios name = SAMBASERVER
> security = SERVER
> encrypt passwords = Yes
> password server = pdc
> lanman auth = No
> log level = 2
> log file = /usr/local/depot/samba-2.2.8/var/%m.log
> deadtime = 5
> max smbd processes = 5
> socket options = IPTOS_LOWDELAY TCP_NODELAY SO_KEEPALIVE
> load printers = No
> show add printer wizard = No
> preferred master = No
> local master = No
> domain master = No
> wins server = [IP address of WINS/PDC server]
> follow symlinks = No
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org
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