[Samba] xp clients can't auth after reboot without smb restart

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 15:38:01 MDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Gaiseric Vandal
<gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com> wrote:
> in smb.conf
>        wins support = Yes
> Don't set
>            wins server = ....
> I don't think the nsswitch.conf is an issue-  it seems like the client has
> trouble finding the server.  Are you using dhcp?  If so, the DHCP server
> (even a unix one) should be able to assign WINS.   If you are not using
> dhcp, or if your dhcp server can not assign wins, you can statically set it
> on the XP client.

Is the WINS server setup in the XP client?


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