[Samba] Win7 clients problem after upgrading samba file server to 4.12 on Arch

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon May 4 19:44:23 UTC 2020

On 04/05/2020 20:21, pavlos wrote:
> All clients are connecting either anonymously read-only which 
> leverages the 'nobody' samba user, or using 'ala' user/pwd. Both have 
> same problems.
> No local 'ala' users on any client machine. In Windows login dialog I 
> am supplying username as '\ala' and the defined password 
> (....115 is the IP address of the test samba server).
Try it without the the IP i.e. just 'ala'
> I have also put 'log level = 10' to your smb.conf, but the hiccup on 
> Win7 remains. As I said - the stupid message box in Windows pops up 
> randomly.
This could be a Windows error, but something might have changed in Samba 
that is now causing it.
> This short exercise has produced about 100 KB of compressed logs. How 
> might I share them with you and all in the mailing list?

Post them somewhere (after sanitising them) and then provide a link to it.


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