[Samba] login scripts do not run
ilia at paramon.ru
Sat Sep 25 08:48:44 GMT 2004
> If you want to execute a batch or command file that will update the windows
> client clock you need to note that only Administrator has the right
> (privilege) to update the system clock. This means that you need to update
> user rights and privileges so that "Everyone" or "Domain Users" can update
> the clock. This is NOT a samba problem - it is a Windows security settings
> Log onto your Windows XP Pro system. Open up:
> Start->Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Local Security Settings
> In the left panel:
> Local Policies->User Rights Assignment
> In the right panel:
> Change the system time
> Give the appropriate users or groups the right to change the system time.
> Reboot the Windows XP Pro machine.
> Now when you log on the time will update as the logon script executes.
> This stuff is so simple! :)
not that simple when you have to support dozen computers.
in that case command line utility (from approriate Resource Kit ?)
is much better solution.
> - John T.
> On Wednesday 22 September 2004 20:59, Raymond Lillard wrote:
>> sfjoe at spamcop.net wrote:
>>> I have a simple script that sets the time on a Windows client at
>>> The one-line script:
>>> net time \\myhost /set /yes
>>> Works perfectly well when I double-click it from Windows Explorer, so I
>>> don't think the problem lies there.
>>> The relevant lines in my smb.conf file:
>>> time server = yes
>>> logon script = smbtimeset.BAT
>>> comment = shared scripts
>>> path = /usr/share/samba/scripts
>>> public = no
>>> writable = no
>>> browseable = no
>>> I've set the log level to '3' and there aren't any messages at all
>>> relating to running a startup script.
>>> Any ideas?
>> Well, yes I do.
>> I was looking into this earlier today.
>> You don't say enough about your workgroup/domain, but I
>> have this problem too. In my case, I am running v3.0.6
>> as a PDC. All of my MS clients are NT4-SP6 or better
>> (well newer anyway). Most are WinXP.
>> What I find in the event log of WinXP clients is a message
>> to the effect that the client has joined a NT4 domain
>> (in this case, my Samba PDC) and the MS NT4 generation
>> domain server does not support NTP.
>> A bit of searching has found this:
>> This article contains two links at the bottom
>> which look promising too.
>> I'm about to start playing with it, but I would be
>> good to hear a Samba solution. I don't like
>> hacking the registry.
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