[Samba] Windows 8.1 client not able to see and connect to samba server
rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 19 04:53:56 MST 2014
On 19/11/14 11:33, Eike Hinderk Jürrens wrote:
> Hi Marc,
> thank you for your response.
> On 18.11.2014 21:37, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
>> Hello Eike,
>> Am 18.11.2014 um 14:05 schrieb Eike Hinderk Jürrens:
>>> My Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 client are able to find the server and
>>> connect to the shares but the Windows 8.1 client of a colleague is not
>>> able to find and connect to the server.
>>> The failing client is able to ping the IP of the samba server but when
>>> connecting to it, I get the following error message:
>>> 0x80004005 unspecified error
>>> Searching for this error results in some hits that requires to change
>>> three registry entries under
>>> DWORD DomainCompatibilityMode 1
>>> DWORD DNSNameResolutionRequired 0
>>> DWORD RequireSecureNegotiate 0
>>> All three do not solve the problem.
>> If your other Win 8.1 client didn't require these changes, it can't be
>> the cause on the other one. ;-)
>> Registry changes are only required, if this is an NT4 domain - not an
>> AD. And it's only required for joining the NT4 domain:
>> But it's not that easy to help. You didn't gave much information about
>> your environment.
>> * Is this a Member/PDC/DC/Standalone?
> The samba server is configured as standalone and should only server as
> file server in a workgroup. The output of testparm -v can be found here:
>> * DNS resolution on the client works?
> Which client do you mean?
> The failing Windows 8.1 client is able to resolve public domains but not
> the hostname of the samba server to its IP.
>> * Errors in the logs?
> /var/log/samba/log.nmbd contains no errors and covers the last three
> days incl. my tests from yesterday.
> /var/log/samba/log.smbd contains errors about CUPS which where fixed by
> disabling print stuff at all using
> printing = bsd
> printcap name = /dev/null
>> * etc.
> What else could I provide?
How about the smb.conf that is on your machine, not 'testparm -v'
> Kind regards,
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