[Samba] Unable to map drives to samba shares

Lord, Alistair J. alistair.lord at snapontools.co.uk
Fri Jan 21 16:22:22 GMT 2005


We're running SCO open server 5.0.6 and Samba 2.2.0 and get recurring
problems when people
try to map drives. Windows produces the error:
"No more connections can be made to this remote computer at this time [...]
already as many
connections as the computer can accept."

The "max connections" parameter is not set in our smb.conf file. From what
the man page says,
it defaults to 0, and should mean there is no restriction on the number of
connections, but 
we don't have a vast number of people connecting anyway (currently smbstatus
-S shows about 

Does anyone know how to resolve this issue?

Many thanks,
Alistair Lord

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