[Samba] Need Help Getting Windows XP To Use Samba Properly
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Thu Dec 30 10:45:09 MST 2010
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There is a directive used to include other config files. I do not recall
what it is, but I do recall it being in the manual for smb.conf. ;)
Please keep replies on-list. Thanks.
On 12/29/2010 02:19 PM, Hodges, Robert CTR USAF AFMC 520 SMXS/MXDEC wrote:
> Good tip, thanks. How to I make use of this "smb.conf.%m" option?
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> From: samba-bounces at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Ryan Novosielski
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 11:33 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Need Help Getting Windows XP To Use Samba Properly
> You can set the logs to level 10 using the params in the manual for
> smb.conf. Also a neat trick, though, is to include the config file
> "smb.conf.%m", which may or may not exist for all machine names, and
> include the debug parameter in there. This allows you to add the log
> level 10 for only the client(s) you want so as not to waste disk space
> on a busy machine.
> On 12/29/2010 01:10 PM, Hodges, Robert CTR USAF AFMC 520 SMXS/MXDEC
>> This makes sense, I'll try it. Excellent idea.
>> I'm new to Samba, so how do I get it to run in debug mode and do the
>> logging option you mentioned?
>> Sorry to sound so juvenile, my experience with Samba is in reverse -
>> getting Linux boxes to use Windows servers.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 10:33 AM
>> To: Hodges, Robert CTR USAF AFMC 520 SMXS/MXDEC
>> Cc: tms3 at tms3.com; samba at lists.samba.org
>> Subject: Re: [Samba] Need Help Getting Windows XP To Use Samba
>> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 10:22:46AM -0700, Hodges, Robert CTR USAF AFMC
>> 520 SMXS/MXDEC wrote:
>>> Thanks for joining in, really appreciate it.
>>> I'm trying to keep it all straight, I'm relatively new to Samba (but
>> learning quickly).
>>> What I now know:
>>> 1. Sniffer on XP box reveals that XP does see the broadcasts from
>>> 2. The Microsoft support tool/command "Browstat status" shows that
>> does recognize Samba as the server (if Computer Browser service
>> disabled, otherwise XP may/may not elect itself as the master -
>> unpredictable), but also shows that XP is unable to pull down the
>> browse list form the Samba box.
>> This is the key. Separate out the logs by incoming client name, run
>> smbd at debug level 10 and then look in the log.<xp client name> to
>> see if it's trying to fetch the browse list, and if so why it goes
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