[Samba] win95 systems see samba 2.2.12 server OK, winXP do not

bill eight b88e88 at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 12 21:59:18 GMT 2004


This problem is driving me crazy..
I've read piles of FMs, but am 

is it the variable "domain logons = yes"
which is causing me trouble?

is it something else??



[root at server samba]# more smb.conf

        smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
        add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d
/dev/null -g machines -c 'Machine Accou
nt' -s /bin/false -M %u
        pam password change = yes
        encrypt passwords = yes
        wins support = true
        max log size = 0
        obey pam restrictions = yes
        directory mode = 775
        security = user
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        printing = lprng
        create mode = 775
        dns proxy = no
        only user = yes
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192
        valid users = @samba
        root preexec = /usr/bin/ntlogon -u %U -g %G -o
%a -d /var/lib/samba/netlogon \
&& chmod 644 /var/lib/samba/netlogon/%U.bat;
        printcap name = /etc/printcap
        invalid users = root
        logon script = %U.bat
        passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n
*Retype*new*password* %n\n *passwd:*all*auth
        domain admin group = chelp michael
        user = @samba
        domain logons = yes
        unix password sync = Yes
        workgroup = MP
        server string = MEP Server
        log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
        delete readonly = yes
        netbios name = server
        load printers = yes
        root postexec = rm -f
        os level = 33
        write list = @samba
        logon home = "\\server\%U"

   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = no
   writable = yes
   valid users = %S
   create mode = 0664
   directory mode = 0775

        comment = Network Logon Service
        path = /usr/local/samba/lib/netlogon
        guest ok = yes
        writable = no
        share modes = no

# NOTE: If you have a BSD-style print system there is
no need to
# specifically define each individual printer
   comment = All Printers
   path = /var/spool/samba
   browseable = no
# Set public = yes to allow user 'guest account' to
   guest ok = no
   writable = no
   printable = yes

        path = /usr/data
        force group = samba

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