[SAMBA] getpeername failed
Dennis B. Hopp
dhopp at coreps.com
Mon Dec 19 03:42:50 GMT 2005
Franck Y wrote:
>Thanks for your reply !
>Not something in particular but i get more when i was doing a backup....
>It s so weird.
>I think it something with acces to files u don t know and it pi**ing me off...
To my understanding Windows (XP at least) tries to connect to both port
139 and 445 (it sends the request to each port at basically the same
time). If it receives a response on port 445 it will drop the
connection to 139, but it doesn't do it gracefully and so the samba
server just says "connection reset by peer".
The default behavoir of samba is to listen on both ports (since it's the
default for windows). You can override it in smb.conf and tell samba to
only listen on one of the ports.
It could also be a problem with oplocks, but I'm not familiar with those
at all so somebody else will have to chime in.
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