[Samba] Re: Weird XP synchronisation issue. Using old cached IP?
gilf at sysnet.co.il
Sat Apr 22 08:23:26 GMT 2006
Lars Rasmussen wrote:
> On 4/10/06, Paul Smith <paul at gami.com> wrote:
>> Now, the issue:
>> When the XP-based laptop attempts to synchronise its offline files it
>> prompts me for a username/password, but the server name in the login
>> dialog is PROJECTSRV - the name of the ProjectServer at 10.10.10.4.
>> I have tried to rectify this by bringing down the ProjectServer, adding
>> an ip eth0.alias to the samba PDC of 10.10.10.4 and synchronising the
>> laptop. This worked fine. However, when I remove this ip alias and
>> bring the ProjectServer back online, the synchronisation error occurs
>> again. I've searched the registry on this laptop for 10.10.10.4 and
>> PROJECTSRV but have found nothing.
>> Has this happened to anyone before? How can I reset the laptop's
>> synchronisation configuration to only want to synchronise with PHOENIX?
> I'd try 2 things:
> 1. run
> nbtstat -R
> on the laptop.
> 2. Check your wins.dat file on the samba server to see if there is an
> outdated entry present with the old IP. If so, comment out/remove the
> My wins.dat is located at /var/lib/samba/wins.dat
You might need to restart samba for this to take effect.
Also, on the XP run:
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