[Samba] xp clients can't auth after reboot without smb restart
gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 15:01:46 MDT 2010
The "the semaphore timeout has expired" seems pretty significant. I bet
it is related to the problem you have with your non-domain machines.
I would google it. In fact I did- one post mentioned wins. Another
post mentioned digital signing - which should NOT be an issue with XP
and current Samba versions.
On 06/22/2010 04:21 PM, delpheye wrote:
> My apologies for not including this information previously. I'm
> running CentOS 5.5 on Samba 3.3.8-0.52 and the machines are all XP
> Pro. Joining the machine to the domain is successful sporadically,
> but once the machine is joined, upon reboot and profile loading, it
> returns "the semaphore timeout has expired" and loads a temporary
> local profile.
> I'm mapping the drives from My Computer and when it's working,
> credentials don't have to be specified because they're the same as the
> user's desktop login. However, when it fails and I'm prompted for
> login info, specifying domain\username or just username produces the
> same results. According to samba and ldap logs, these credentials are
> never passed to the server at that time.
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Gaiseric Vandal
> <gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com <mailto:gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Which samba version?
> Are these XP Pro or XP Home machines. If XP Pro, have you tried
> joining the machine to the domain?
> When you map a drive letter to a samba share from XP, are you
> using "LocalPC\yourname" or "Domain\Yourname" when specifying
> Are you mapping the drive with Windows explorer or the "net" command?
> On 06/22/2010 07:45 AM, delpheye wrote:
> I currently have several fresh installs of XP that will
> connect to shares,
> but will not reconnect after a workstation reboot. These are
> that are not joined to the domain. Only accessing shares from
> a local
> profile, but using the same user/pass to login as to connect
> to Samba. I
> get various errors at that point.
> Upon reboot, attempting to access the share generates:
> "An error occurred while reconnecting Z: to \\domain-fs\business
> Microsoft Windows Network: The specified network name is no
> longer available
> This connection has not been restored."
> At which point, attempting to re-map the drive results in an
> window, but no correct user/pass is accepted. If I restart
> Samba, then the
> share is mapped using the workstations login credentials.
> Logging is set to 3 now, but I'm not even sure where to look.
> For some
> reason, restarting the daemon allows authentication to pass
> from clientA to
> Samba, but clientB is able to access the share at the same
> time(and vice
> versa after clientB has been rebooted.)
> My smb.conf is here: http://pastebin.ca/1888385
> What could be causing this behavior?
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