[Samba] problems with word mail merge

Gerhard du Toit gdt at newdawn.co.za
Wed Jun 25 10:04:51 GMT 2008

Remember that office see connections such as // as 
insecure and the document may not open. I have seen this on access.
Try to mount to the computer name such as //servername/whatever this 
could be the problem

eric wrote:
> Hi list.
> I've got a samba 3.0.25b server with windows XP clients. I meet 
> trouble with mail merging on Word 2003.
> When this document is opened, Word says that it can't open the data 
> source (X:\path), when the data source is on a mapped drive. But when 
> the data source is on the UNC path everything is ok.
> Did I missed something in my smb.conf ?
> Thanks !
> Derreck.

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