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Re: [Samba] Mapped drive behaviour after Windows reboot

From: Graham Keeling <graham_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 24 2010 - 09:21:03 GMT
To: samba@lists.samba.org

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 03:16:00PM +0100, Graham Keeling wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I was previously using samba-3.3.3 on my linux machine.
>
> I could 'map a drive' from a Windows XP machine to access files on the linux
> machine.
>
> If I rebooted the Windows machine, and tried to access the share again by
> clicking on the mapped drive icon, I would be denied, but I would be given a
> prompt in which to type in a username and password.
>
> The samba log.clients on the linux machine would say this when I tried to
> access the mapped drive:
> smbd/service.c:make_connection_snum(740)
> create_connection_server_info failed: NT_STATUS_WRONG_PASSWORD
>
>
>
> I've updated to samba-3.4.8. On a reboot now, I am also denied, but I am not
> given username/password prompt.
> Instead I get a box that says this:
>
> "An error occurred while reconnecting Z: to \\192.168.100.121\admin
> Microsoft Windows Network : More data is available
> The connection has not been restored
> OK"
>
> The samba log.clients on the linux machine says this for each time I try to
> access the mapped drive:
> smbd/service.c:646(make_connection_snum)
> create_connection_server_info failed: NT_STATUS_WRONG_PASSWORD
>
>
> So, it looks like I am getting blocked for the same reason in both cases, but
> subsequently, the old behaviour of letting me type a username/password in
> made life a lot easier.
>
> Can anybody advise on how to get the old behaviour back with the new samba,
> or is this a bug for which I need to file a bug report somewhere?

Hmm.
I've just tried samba-3.5.3, and it is has reverted to the 3.3.3 behaviour
of allowing me the chance to type in a username and password.

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