[Samba] "net sam set workstations ..." prevents users from using domain resources from non-domain member systems

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri May 18 15:42:06 GMT 2007

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> Running into a serious problem here with 3.0.24 + patches.
> The shop has a mix of domain member computers and privately owned non-domain 
> member computers. I'm trying to use "net sam set workstations" to limit the 
> workstations domain users can log onto. This limitation works as expected. 
> And domain member workstations all work properly.
> But once the workstation limit is put in place the users on their own 
> workstations (non-domain member boxes) can no longer access domain resources 
> such as mapped drives which they could previously do after supplying the 
> proper credentials. Now even with proper credentials Windows 
> returns "unexpected network error" when these users try to use the domain 
> resources. If I remove the workstation logon limitation all works again as 
> expected.

My suggestion is to start looking at the level 10 debug logs
from the failed connections and see what is going on.

cheers, jerry
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