[Samba] preexec and client timeout when script long to execute

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Mar 7 16:55:28 GMT 2006

I wrote a script which downloads user profile from a remote server if 
the profile doesn't exist on a local server - and executes it via 
preexec in [profiles] share.

It works fine, however, there is a major glitch with it.

After 3 minutes or so, the client times out, and says that that the 
server-side profile cannot be found, contact your administrator etc.

The script is still running and downloads the profile from the remote 
server, which will take few more minutes.

Is there a way to tell the client not to "time-out" during logon, when 
the script is being executed?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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