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Windows XP cannot join (samba) domain

I've a setup with Samba 3.4.7 on Ubuntu 10.04 running as Primary Domain Controller for the network. [Almost] everything works fine, except for a single Windows XP computer which cannot join the ...
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1answer
121 views

Samba name mangling too mangled to be practical

Switched recently from W2K3 to Samba4.0.9/CentOS6.4 for our fileshare for WinXP clients. Have an ancient (1995!) piece of software that uses 8.3 filename format. After the switch, long filenames ...
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89 views

Network connection from Windows XP to Unix Samba share slow

When I connect from Windows XP to a Unix Samba share, I can do it fast, if I take only user and password. If I take "Server IP\user" and password, it takes 15 seconds more to connect. The server IP is ...
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1answer
597 views

file locking problems with recent Samba versions (from DOS/Clipper under XP)

we have several DOS applications (Clipper) which share dbase files on a file server. The applications run under XP. This has worked for about two decades with Netware and for years with Samba (member ...
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1answer
542 views

Setting up a Linux Ubuntu Server to provide Samba, AFP and Windows Roaming Profiles

I'm replacing our old Windows XP Pro office server with a HP Microserver running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I'm not a Linux expert but I can find my way around a terminal prompt, I'm a Mac user by ...
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2answers
8k views

Cannot access Windows 7 share from Windows XP

I have a new Windows 7 machine named PAP44 in the PAP workgroup. The networking is set to "Work" mode for the wired LAN. I have a couple of users and I've shared a folder and set it so both users can ...
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2answers
499 views

Connect Xp pro to samba domain controller

I was recently given the job of network and systems administrator. I was given the task of creating a server for our small office network. I went with ubuntu server 11.10 because of the cost factor. ...
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1answer
343 views

Mount NFS on Windows XP

I want to know if anybody have done any hands on test mounting NFS on windows xp using "Windows services for unix" http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=274 I know that it should work ...
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164 views

Out-of-date data with a Samba server and a Windows XP client

I'm exporting a directory tree from a Linux server to a Windows XP client over Samba. Sometimes, when files are modified on the Linux side, the Windows side keeps seeing an out-of-date version. It ...
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2answers
131 views

samba: config issues

Am trying to add a samba server to my home LAN. Several problems are emerging: 1) When I try to 'net view \<server> it appears to be routing to a machine outside the local network. Everything ...
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1answer
3k views

How do I allow all members of a domain to login remotely to a Windows XP Machine?

I have a Samba server acting as a PDC. All of my users can login locally to any machine on the network with their Samba userID. The problem is, when a user tries to use remote desktop to access a ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows XP and SAMBA

We have a CentOS 5.5 server that is running kernel 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5 and SAMBA version 3.0.33-3.29.el5_6.2. We have a hidden share created that we use to map network drives to. This was working ...
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1answer
603 views

LDAP/Samba authentication on Windows XP/Seven

I currently manage a few more than a hundred computers for students in a University. The current setup is roughly as follows: all these computers dual boot Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04. On Ubuntu, ...
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1answer
476 views

Disabling Synchronisation Manager on Samba domain

On a Windows domain controlled by Samba, some of the Windows XP clients have begun to synchronise something automatically on logout. After any user has logged off, some program attempts to synchronize ...
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2answers
192 views

Samba server error message in Windows XP

We have a RHEL5 Linux Server with few Windows XP client boxes. Using Samba server for share files between systems. My server working well in all systems but one Windows XP machine didn't connect to ...
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1answer
348 views

Samba Domain Controller corrupts Windows workstations profiles?

Oooooook, so here's my problem. I have a Mac OS X Server 10.5 to which Windows XP workstations are bound. I happened upon some errors and warnings in my log, from Userenv. Namely, error 1504, 1509. ...
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1answer
3k views

Software restriction policies set in the registry don't update Local Group Policy

The joys of a Samba domain... First off Domain Group policy can't be used until Samba 4 arrives. We need to setup Software Restriction Policies (SRPs) on most of the computers in our Samba domain ...
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3answers
5k views

How to list shares on a Windows machine using Samba? (error NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED)

I want to find out about the Windows XP "shares" on my wife's windows machine by browsing from my Linux machine using Samba. I am relatively clueless about both windows and samba. I tried a basic ...
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1answer
2k views

Unable to authenticate Windows XP clients agains Snow Leopard Server PDC after 10.6.2 upgrade

I have setup a Snow Leopard Server 10.6.1 as a PDC without problems to authenticate Windows XP clients. Joining a Windows XP client to the SLS PDC Domain and log in from a Windows XP client to the SLS ...
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7answers
519 views

Most transparent, trouble-free linux and Windows filesharing

I've got an ubuntu 8.04 system with a 2.2TB raid array that is the central storage for my home network. I've got several Windows XP Pro systems that I want to have read/write access to the linux ...
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4answers
2k views

Unix Samba share slow to open from XP machines

When I open up my samba shares from XP client it can take 10 15 seconds before they become available. What could be causing this. It is a issue that happens most of the time but there are instances ...