[Samba] netlogon script not running...(upgrade from 3.0.25b to 3.2.4)

Ryan Novosielski novosirj at umdnj.edu
Mon Oct 13 17:03:08 GMT 2008

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Read the changelog. I think there was a change around 3.0.28 that may be
causing this problem. There are some tricks to variable expansion or
something like that.

Forgive me if I'm wrong, I just seem to remember it myself.


Johan Landerholm wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been using samba for a very long time and have just upgraded my
> 3.0.25b servers to 3.2.4.
> I have a bunch of BDC's located in different areas of the country and a
> PDC running at HQ.
> I'm using LDAP as the user directory and I replicate the tree to every
> site. Samba looks up users using the replicas.
> I also use netlogon scripts to mount drives and set the time when the
> clients log on.
> But,
> The last machine upgraded (Novell SLES10 x86_64) refuses to "serve" the
> netlogon script anymore.
> I have another exactly the same machine and smb.conf that does work, but
> this one does not.
> I can see it the log.smbd that when the client logs on, the netlogon
> share is mapped and disconnected, but I can't understand why it refuses
> to run the netlogon script.
> I have compared file permissions and configuration files, but I can't
> find any difference.
> Can someone give me a hint on how to go on debugging this problem and
> perhaps find the reason ?
> Best regards,
> Johan Landerholm

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