Shawn Henderson shawn at techcoms.net
Sun Jun 6 02:47:52 GMT 2004

I understand the mapping .. if that is the case would that single machine
have a different group for some reason than the other workstations. Today I
added a new user with the same results. The one machine receives the error
on the desktop when the users log on while the other workstations do not .
The only errors in the log are those when the user logs in to the problem
machine. I think I have successfully narrowed it down to the machine and not
the samba server. Although I can not find any indifferences in any of the
machines to zero in on . Any Ideas as to what to look for.. maybe a policies
setting or something? These are all brand new machines right out of the

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Tepaske" <chris at lincom.net.au>
To: "'Shawn Henderson'" <shawn at techcoms.net>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 5:17 PM
Subject: RE: [Samba] XP DESKTOP ERROR 2

> I don't know if the logs reflect the problem that you are getting. But
> want it means is that the primary group that the Unix user account belong
> is not mapped to a Samba group. If you map the users primary account the
> error will go away as for the WINS issue I don't know maybe your WINS data
> base is corrupt.
> Cheers
> Chris Tepaske
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henderson [mailto:shawn at techcoms.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 12:57 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] XP DESKTOP ERROR 2
> I sent previously thought I might try again..
> I have a samba 3 server hosting approximately 5 clients. I am having
> problems with one. When any user other than administrator logs on the
> thing I get on the desktop is ERROR
> after clicking ok a few times it goes away and everything is normal. The
> logs are showing me this for the users login in from that workstation. Why
> does samba think this user is a group coming from this workstation..
> help!
> Jun  1 12:03:56 methserver smbd[12017]: [2004/06/01 12:03:56, 0]
> rpc_server/srv_util.c:get_domain_user_groups(371)
> Jun  1 12:03:56 methserver smbd[12017]:   get_domain_user_groups: primary
> gid of user [rtonks] is not a Domain group !
> Jun  1 12:03:56 methserver smbd[12017]:   get_domain_user_groups: You
> fix it, NT doesn't like that
> Jun  1 12:03:56 methserver nmbd[3426]: [2004/06/01 12:03:56, 0]
> nmbd/nmbd_incomingrequests.c:process_name_release_request(80)
> Jun  1 12:03:56 methserver nmbd[3426]:   process_name_release_request:
> unicast name release request received for name RTONKS<03> from IP
> on subnet UNICAST_SUBNET. Error - should be sent to WINS
> the samba server is the wins server.. I dont get that..

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