[Samba] Strange error.

James Kosin jkosin at intcomgrp.com
Thu Oct 13 14:48:02 GMT 2005

Hash: RIPEMD160

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

> James Kosin wrote:
> | Anyway samba could display a better log message saying
> | that was the problem? I've always found the numbers
> | rather cryptic although interesting. Just a suggestion.
> I think it's actually better to display the name the client sent.
> Makes debugging cleaner. The client actually tried to connect to
> \\server\::{2227a280-3aea-1069-a2de-08002b30309d}
> You'd get the same message if someone tried to connect to
> \\server\foo and there was no [foo] in your smb.conf.
> Except the message would then say
> james ( couldn't find service foo
> cheers, jerry
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That makes sense; but why not something like:

or something more appropriate instead of the long complex (In my
terms) numbers.
Unless those numbers need to be setup in samba as the share name or

Say having a lookup table to replace with more human readable terms
and default to the GUID numbers when we don't actually have a lookup
may be another approach.

James Kosin
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