[Samba] XP Home client problems.
john at katy.com
Mon Mar 14 19:39:26 GMT 2005
Thanks for the heads up, we'll be adding "net stop webclient" to our
Katy Computer & Wireless
20 Meramec Station Rd
Valley Park MO 63088
Paul Gienger wrote:
> I can't comment on most of your issue, but for this one I do have some
>> I don't know whether this will be of any use in debugging, When I do a
>> net use on the XP box, and monitor the IP flow, I see traffic destined
>> to port 80 on the Linux box from the XP box.
> I can't remember exactly what the proper term is for this, but it is
> the webclient service in XP doing that. It can cause some performance
> problems if not dealt with, so you have two basic options. 1. Disable
> the webclient service on the XP box. This stops the requests entirely.
> 2. Set up a web server on the linux box. This provides something that
> will give an explicit no when the XP machine comes looking for data
> rather than waiting for a timeout. I usually do this one because it's
> quicker for me to set up a basic web server than turn off every client
> in the network.
More information about the samba