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Re: [Samba] SAmba 4.9 and Win XP Clients




On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:01:26 -0500
Marco Shmerykowsky <marco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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> On 2019-02-17 10:54 am, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:37:48 -0500
> > Marco Shmerykowsky <marco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >> 
> >> Seems I can map a drive from the command line. (Didn't check that
> >> - it was 2:00am and I was tired with fighting this stuff)
> > 
> > Time you went to bed ;-)
> > 
> > its 15:45 Sun here.
> > As I said, there is no netbios browsing in a Samba AD domain, not
> > that it makes much difference, it is going away in Windows as well.
> > You have, as you have found out, have to use the shares UNC.
> > 
> >>   The windows graphical way to map drives isn't working.
> > 
> > I don't use Windows much, but I thought it was supposed to work.
> > 
> >> I guess no real issue if I can manually map drives.
> > 
> > Glad you got it working.
> > 
> >> 
> >> Server smb.conf file (you helped with this one :) )
> >> It's a domain member.
> > 
> > Sorry, but I cannot remember every smb.conf ;-)
> > 
> > Nothing wrong there LOL
> > 
> > I would suggest you stick to using the Unix domain member as the
> > fileserver and the DC just for authentication.
> > 
> > Rowland
> 
> With this new AD setup, can you still use logon scripts
> instead of group policy depending on the OS logging in?

As for as I am aware, yes

> 
> The group policy drive map isn't working on the XP client.

It should, you just have to create new GPO's (Do not use either of the
two default GPO's)

Rowland

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