[Samba] Re: XP logon, Office XP and Virtual Basic

Alexander Muth alexander.muth at gmx.de
Fri Jan 16 11:10:30 GMT 2004

viktor bautista i roca schrieb:
> I have a smb server (2.2.4 on a linux slackware 8.1).
> It will substitute a windows NT server.
> Right now, we are testing it on a client using windows XP professional
> spanish edition with the service packs installed.
> After it works, we will migrate from the NT to the samba server,a nd the
> clients will be xp professional, xp home edition and windows 98.
> Now, the problems...
> I can access the smb server from the XP Pro, and connect to any shared dir
> (plain text password enabled on regedit) but even if I mark on the
> connections option connect again on start, it doesn't connect at all after
> I reboot the box or close the session.
> Second problem... I've installed on the smb server a network office XP.
> Over the NT server (exactly same installation) it works perfectly. Over
> the samba server the virtual basic doesn't work at all. It means every
> time i want to do a macro (i've tested it in Word, Excell and Powerpoint)
> it answers me it can not save it. Even more, every time I open Excell it
> says that there is a compilation error on a hidded module: ThisWorkbook.
> Any suggestions?
> Really thanks
> Viktor Bautista i Roca.
> DRAC telemàtic
> http://www.drac.com/

Hi Viktor,

this is exactly the same Problem I have with WinXp, administrative 
office 2003 installation and Samba 3.0.1. VisualBasic is not working in 
the office 2003 clients, evrything else works fine.
Was there any Sollution for your Problem?



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