[Samba] Unable to map drives to samba shares

Christoph Scheeder christoph.scheeder at scheeder.de
Tue Jan 25 10:29:22 GMT 2005

i guess nobody answered for some reasons:
1.) samba 2.2.0 is old today, verry old.
2.) you probably didn't give enough details on your problem.
what version of windows,
what servicepack,
what is in your smb.conf,
is the error reproducible,
does it occure for specific users,
is the samba-server the only server, or does it authenticate against a 
you get the point?
3.) after thinking some time about it, i remember i had this issue long ago 
(around 1998 perhaps) with 2.2x, it turned out it didn't default to 0 for max 
connections, it used 32 or 64 as value. set the value explicit to 0 and it never 
occured again.

Lord, Alistair J. schrieb:
> Hi, 
> Nobody responded to my original query - is this because it's unsolvable?
> I'd be extremely grateful for any help that could be given on this issue...
> Many thanks,
> Alistair Lord
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: samba-bounces+alistair.lord=snapon.com at lists.samba.org 
>>[mailto:samba-bounces+alistair.lord=snapon.com at lists.samba.org
>>] On Behalf Of Lord, Alistair J.
>>Sent: 21 January 2005 16:22
>>To: samba at lists.samba.org
>>Subject: [Samba] Unable to map drives to samba shares
>>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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