[Samba] xp clients can't auth after reboot without smb restart
delpheye at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 11:38:06 MDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 3:38 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.
> wins server is not specified in smb.conf. I'm using DHCP but have never
specified a wins server in the config. I added it explicitly to one client
and retesting resulting in no change to the issue.
However, I noticed that wbinfo -u|g doesn't return anything, and that seems
symptomatic of the problem at the very least. I have not determined why
winbind doesn't work correctly, there isn't anything in my config that
suggests it's broken, yes?
> On 06/22/2010 04:24 PM, delpheye wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Gaiseric Vandal <
>> gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com <mailto:gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On 06/22/2010 01:55 PM, John Drescher wrote:
>> "An error occurred while reconnecting Z: to
>> Microsoft Windows Network: The specified network name is
>> no longer available
>> This connection has not been restored."
>> Looks like a browsing problem to me. Try to reconnect using ip
>> instead of name.
>> Are you using WINS? I find that makes a lot of issues go away.
>> I have wins support enabled in Samba and the following lines in
>> debug 1
>> passwd: files ldap
>> shadow: files ldap
>> group: files ldap
>> hosts: files wins dns
>> bootparams: files
>> ethers: files
>> netmasks: files
>> networks: files
>> protocols: files
>> rpc: files
>> services: files
>> netgroup: files ldap
>> publickey: files
>> automount: files ldap
>> aliases: files
>> Is that all there is to enabling WINS?
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