[Samba] Samba 3 in a NT domain problem to connect with Win98

Niclas Runo n-runo at algonet.se
Tue May 25 07:28:50 GMT 2004

I hope you could help me. I don't get any answer i the newsgroups.

I have a Win NT box as a PDC and running the linux box as a domain member. I
have updated to Samba 3 on linux box. I joined the domain with no errors.
Everything works fine from another NT box that I have I can browse the
linux box shares and so on. But if I do the same thing from the Win98
machine I get this error messages "The network name cannot be found"  I can
ping the win98 box from the linux box both with name and ip adress and that
works the other way as well. Could someone help me with the problem? I get
no error messages in the Samba log files. I'm running Gentoo and
samba-3.0.2a-r2. I have followed the checklist on this page and everything
seems OK 
 Below is the relevant part of my smb.conf 


 workgroup = valhall 
 security = domain 
 printcap name = cups 
 disable spoolss = yes 
 show add printer wizard = no 
 winbind uid = 15000-20000 
 winbind gid = 15000-20000 
 winbind separator = + 
 winbind use default domain = yes 
 use sendfile = Yes 
 printing = cups 
 restrict anonymous = no 
 domain master = no 
 preferred master = no 
 max protocol = NT 
 ldap ssl = No 
 server signing = Auto 
 name resolve order = host lmhosts wins bcast 
 password server = * 
 display charset = ISO8859-1 
 unix charset = ISO8859-1 
 dos charset = 850
 comment = Home Directories 
 valid users = %S 
 browseable = no 
 read only = no 

do you see the linux box in network neighbourhood on the win98 machine? 
 Answer: Yes 
 Can you browse other (NT) shares from that machine? 
 Answer: Yes 
 Do you get the error when you try to access a share on the linux box or when 
you try to access the box to get a list of available shares? 
 If I do like this 
 from the win98 machine try 
 \\name.of the.samba.server\share 
 I get an extended error message 
 If I try to access the linux box by clicking Network and then click the icon 
of the linux box I get the "The network name cannot be found" error message. 
 I found something in the samba log files! 
 if I'm running it like this 
 \\name.of the.samba.server\share 
 In the log file for the NT machine ( which work) it says 
 [2004/05/23 19:07:15, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection_snum(705) 
 server1 ( signed connect to service ville initially as user 
ville (uid=1000, gid=100) (pid 4371) 
 and on the Win98 box I get an extended error occured message 
 and in the samba log file (/var/log/samba/log.oden) for the Win98 box it says 
 [2004/05/23 18:51:15, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection_snum(705) 
 oden ( connect to service ville initially as user ville 
(uid=1000, gid=100) (pid 4325) 
 [2004/05/23 18:51:15, 1] smbd/service.c:close_cnum(887) 
 oden ( closed connection to service ville 
 the only difference I can se is that the connection directly closes.

Everything worked before the upgrade when I was running Samba 2.2.8

Please help or advice

//BR Niclas

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