[Samba] Laptops randomly losing their domain credentials
garasi9 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 15:34:41 GMT 2007
Windows XP Pro has a default value of 10 logons for the number of the
previous logon. You can change it in Administrative Tools > Local Security
Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options >
Interactive logon: Number of previous logons to cache (in case domain
controller is not available). Change the value as you like. Good luck.
On 3/22/07, Gerald (Jerry) Carter <jerry at samba.org> wrote:
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> Chris Jeter wrote:
> > I'm having a randomly occurring problem with some of the laptops that
> > we maintain. They are joined to our Samba domain (samba-3.0.14a-1).
> > Every once in a while when they are disconnected from the local network
> > they will drop their cached domain passwords and will not allow the
> > user to log back into the computer. It will return a domain unavailable
> > error until it is plugged back into the network, at which point it will
> > work as intended.
> > Googleing around I've found mention of this problem
> > but no way to resolve it. Have any of you ran into this problem and
> > been able to resolve it?
> Look at the offline logon support in 3.0.23 and (improved
> support) 3.0.25pre2.
> cheers, jerry
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