[Samba] Re: Samba + Vista Issue

Howard Allison howard.allison at pva.sozvers.at
Wed Nov 26 10:02:13 GMT 2008

 >Name resolution is working correctly, this is something I checked very
 >early in my investigation.
 >If I use net use with the ip address the drive is mapped straight away.
 >If I use net use with the dns name I am prompted to enter my
 >>-----Original Message-----
 >>From: samba-bounces+adam.stirk=brantano.co.uk at lists.samba.org
 >>[mailto:samba-bounces+adam.stirk=brantano.co.uk at lists.samba.org] On
 >>Behalf Of Peter Slickers
 >>>Sent: 18 November 2008 23:34
 >>To: samba list
 >>Subject: [Samba] Re: Samba + Vista Issue
 >>Adam Stirk wrote:
 >> I'm experiencing a problem with samba v3.2.4 and windows vista. If I
 >> access my samba share via the ip address e.g. \\\share
 >> <file:///\\\share>  windows will authenticate against the
 >> samba server and bring the share up, but if I use the dns name e.g.
 >> \\server.domain.local\share <file:///\\server.domain.local\share>  i'm
 >> faced with the logon box.
 >I guess that name resolution is not working properly.
 >Please open the command line interface on your Vista box and
 >type the following commands:
 >   ping server.domain.local
 >   ping server
 >If that is successful, try the 'net use' command:
 >   net use server

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Hi, we're having exactly the same problem here - only with Vista... and 
solutions found? I've tryed all of the usual Vista fixes to no avail, 
DNS works fine....

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