[Samba] Login scripts and Win9x clients

Misty Stanley-Jones misty at borkholder.com
Thu Dec 23 20:47:58 GMT 2004

I found the answer to this.  For some reason in Win9x I have to give the full 
path to the Kixtart script (my netlogon.bat contains 
"\\corpsrv\netlogon\kix32 \\corpsrv\netlogon\logon.kix /f") for Win9x to find 

 Now if only I could get Win9x to work with groups.  I found the following on 
the Kixtart website but can't quite parse it, so I thought I would paste it 
here and see if anyone knows:

Because Windows 9x, does not know how to handle RPC (Remote Procedure Calls), 
you have to setup the Account Groups for your users to use Local Groups e.g. 
ACCOUNTING_LOCAL (These Local Groups can be a member of the Global Group e.g. 
ACCOUNTING) and you will need to reference these in the script.

Do they mean to make a local group on the Win9x box?  I didn't think Win9x had 


On Thursday 23 December 2004 15:21, Misty Stanley-Jones wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have two systems using Win98 and one using Win95.  These three systems do
> not automatically execute their login scripts.  I can map the network
> drives manually and tell them to reconnect at login, but I am wondering why
> they don't execute them.  I can log in, browse to my netlogon share (if I
> make it browseable), and execute the script manually, and it works.  Well,
> it mostly works, but I Think that's an issue with Kixtart.
> Is there something extra that I need to do for Win9x?  I haven't really
> found anything about it.
> Thanks,
> Misty

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