[Samba] Samba logins disconnect?
jra at samba.org
Wed Feb 1 16:56:32 MST 2012
On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 03:31:19PM -0800, Carl G. Riches wrote:
> I have been chasing down a problem where PC logins to our Samba
> server get disconnected from their printer and file shares. Here is
> the sequence of events:
> User logs in to PC
> File shares from NetApp file server are mapped and mounted
> Printer shares from Samba server go into "opening" state, may or
> may not become "Ready"
> Later, mapped network drives are "Disconnected Network Drives" and
> printers may report "Ready" but printing fails
> Opening a mapped network drive brings it out of "Disconnected" state
> but but it will go back to "Disconnected" after a few minutes
> Opening a printer window from "Printers and Faxes" may re-initialize
> the printer but may not
> Here's our environment:
> server room:
> Samba 3.0.21
> NetApp Release 7.3.4 file server
> client networks:
> Winows XP clients
> IPsec tunnel (running on pfSense 2.0 firewalls) connects server room
> to client networks
> I haven't been able to find anything helpful in web searches,
> although there are a number of hits on similar problems.
This is a very old and unsupported version of Samba. Is there
a chance you can test with a newer version ?
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