[Samba] Vista and UNC solved

Richard Potter rpotter at rpcs.net
Fri Apr 6 16:03:32 GMT 2007

On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 10:22:54AM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

> Richard Potter wrote:
> > For those having problems with Vista, and unc paths showing up empty,
> > I can confirm that:
> > 
> > [global]
> > host msdfs = no
> >  
> > fixes the problem. This is on 3.0.24 with all patches. Note that I am
> > not using Dfs root shares or the like. YMMV
> Fyi...
> This was fixed for 3.0.25rc1 a few days ago.  Simo
> has backported the fix for 3.0.24 and we'll be adding to
> it the patches page later today.

Good work. I posted to save other admins the grief. I spent several 
hours solving the problem on a PDC where the login scripts wouldn't 
work, cups raw printer problems, profile share not working, etc.

The two Vista Business WS's appear happy now. I'm good to go until 

Thanks Jerry.

Richard Potter

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