[Samba] Help ! Logon script doesn't work on XP

Thomas Rankin tom at sanguinarius.co.uk
Fri Apr 9 10:25:44 GMT 2004

On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, M. Vancl wrote:

> Hi,
> I have very strange problem:
> I had created logon script (bat file dynamically generated by root peexec)
> and tested it successfully on Win98 workstation.
> Now I'm testing it on XP wkst., but the same (created by the same method)
> script is during logon not executed.
> What is absolutely mysterious for me ? The script is really read by
> workstation durin logon - I saw it in network traffic (caught by tcpdump and
> displayed by ethereal).
> Here is copy of current script (of course - every line o file ends with
> \r\n):
> --- snip ---
> @echo off
> set CLIENT=prog01t
> set USER=p01861
> set SERVER=sambaii
> set SMBPID=24631
> set ARCH=WinXP
> copy /b z:\logon.bat %TEMP%\logon.bat
> %TEMP%\logon.bat
> --- snip ---
> After logon there is no file %TEMP%\logon.bat.
> Next, when I manually do "net use z: \\sambaii\netlogon" and execute my
> logon script from there, everything is done by my wishes...
> Does have  anybody some idea ?
Are you sure the XP client is logging onto the NT domain?
XP can just memorise network connections etc. and appear to be logging on.

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