[Samba] Another try: apps can't see data files until use of Win. Expl.

Holger Krull holger.krull at gmx.de
Sat Nov 20 17:16:19 GMT 2004

> These applications are started automatically when the WinXP system is 
> booted.  The Samba-exported network drive is also reconnected 
> automatically at boot time.

Are they started as services. If so which account do they use? The system account is not allowed to access the network.

> After the WinXP system is completely booted these data files are still not 
> seen by their respective application.  When I open Windows Explorer, I 
> see that the share is present.  It is only after I browser that share 

How do the apps access the files? Drive letter or UNC name? If by drive letter, someone has to mount it.

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