Fwd: Re: [Samba] smbclient timeout?

Julius Junghans julius.junghans at gmx.de
Mon Oct 29 20:39:22 GMT 2007

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Subject: Re: [Samba] smbclient timeout?
Date: Monday 29 October 2007
From: Dale Schroeder <dale at briannassaladdressing.com>
To: Julius Junghans <julius.junghans at gmx.de>


In some cases, I've had to add "domain master = Yes" to stop the 
workstations from fighting for superiority within the workgroup.
Maybe it will work for you.


Julius Junghans wrote:
> Hi,
> i can see some systems with the smb kde ioslave (smb:/ in konqueror) that i 
> can't connect to even with smbclient, error message is:
> timeout connecting to
> timeout connecting to
> Error connecting to (Die Operation wird bereits ausgeführt)  - 
> free translation "operation in progress"
> Connection to failed
> sometimes ofcoure througb the smb nature the browse list is outdated, but 
> tells me that the machine is online?
> if i tell samba to be the lmb for this workgroup with:
> os level = 255
> preferred master = yes
> i can see in wireshark that browser election takes place, and the pc in 
> question releases the workgroup so that my pc is the new local master 
> browser.
> Any ideas?


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