[K12OSN] samba drives/home folder and MS Vista probs

Sergio Chaves sergio at turbocorp.com
Wed Aug 15 00:15:03 UTC 2007

What version of samba are you using?

According to another linux magazine article, Samba 3.0.22 and later work just 
The author could not mount the shares from GUI but successfully mounted them 

mount -t smbfs -o username= <windows username here> 
password=<user_password> //IP Address/share /mountpoint

Good luck


On Tuesday 14 August 2007, Barry Cisna wrote:
> Hello List,
> Thanks to all for the suggestions in reference to my Vista delema.
> Jim,
> I've never gotten into setting up any logon.bat files for windows logins.
> Would I simply enter what you've suggested in the logon.bat file on the
> Samba server? If so, how can i do that for all domain users? I have looked
> a bit at this many moons ago. but I just done a setup from a howto,that
> someone had posted and Samba " just worked",to were all users that logged
> onto our domain had a home folder/h: drive on the Samba server. now with
> Vista,this is not happening:(.
> Can you give me a
> 1. do this
> 2. do this
> 3. do this ,,,
> Refire Samba server and give 'er a go!
> I'm wondering if even the logon.bat file would possibly fail with the
> "fast query"( that has been mentioned as a failing thing over at Samba
> .org) thing in Vista's Explorer? I guess i can give it a shot. It's not
> worth a hoot the way it is right now:)
> Thanks
> Take Care
> Barry Cisna
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