[Samba] Win10 SMB question
rgm at htt-consult.com
Mon Feb 21 01:04:05 UTC 2022
I have been running SAMBA3 on a ClearOS6 server for some 10+ years. Past
time to move up in the world. Plus that drive has been going 24/7 all
this time and I am getting worried. SMART still gives it a good health
So I bought a QNAP server with the latest and greatest (at least from
It is up and running and my Win10 notebook is working just fine with
accessing shares using a login in script at startup.
Now the challenge here is that the old and new servers are both named
HOMEBASE. They are on different VLANs.
On a Win10 system that had been using the old HOMEBASE for a couple
weeks (brand new Win10 setup), using File Manager to browse and connect
to the shares, I am having problems.
I switched this system to the new VLAN and File Manager Network Browse
is not showing the new HOMEBASE.
From a command window, "net view \\HOMEBASE" fails with a network error.
But "net view \\ipv4addr" works and shows all the shares.
I setup the login script to use the IPv4addr rather than the server name
and got things working, but...
I suspect there is some cached credentials for the old HOMEBASE, but I
cannot find them to get this working via the server name. I did some
googling and found one reference to clearing server credentials, but no
More information about the samba