Not to put too fine a point on the matter (I'm out of ideas, now,
anyway), but did you notice Ed's suggestion of the lower case u: %u?
Samba distinguishes between %U and %u. His solution also blows my
thought about the "extra" .bat suffix out of the water.

Eric Hines

Chris Boyd wrote:
> I dont know it seems no matter where I put the script or path it doesn't seem to run. I'm wondering if it's something on the XP side?
> Any ideas?
>
>
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>>>> Ed Kasky 04/07/06 2:56 PM >>>
>>>>

> I have the following config that works well for me:
>
> logon script = %u.bat
>
> and under /shared/netlogon I have [user].bat for each user as we are
> a small operation...
>
> HTH
>
> Ed
>
> At 06:24 AM Friday, 4/7/2006, EHines wrote -=>
>
>> I'm shotgunning here, since I'm not much more experienced than you,
>> but I think setting login script to netlogon/%U.bat makes Geraldine,
>> for instance, run the script geraldine.bat.bat. Try using
>> netlogon/%U (although I'm not sure this construction works).
>>
>> Eric Hines
>>
>> Chris Boyd wrote:
>>
>>> No they are in the /var/lib/samba/netlogon/ directory...see
>>> ls -la /var/lib/samba/netlogon/
>>> total 21
>>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 200 Apr 7 14:20 .
>>> drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 680 Apr 7 14:15 ..
>>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 aillin.bat
>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 geraldine.bat
>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 kay.bat
>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 reception.bat
>>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 181 Apr 7 12:09 robin.bat
>>>
>>> I've tried chmod 755, changing the {netlogon} in smb.conf:
>>>
>>> [netlogon]
>>> comment = Network Logon Service
>>> path = /var/lib/samba/netlogon
>>> login scipt = netlogon/%U.bat
>>> write list = root
>>> admin users = root
>>> guest ok = Yes
>>> browseable = No
>>>
>>> doesn't work for some reason.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Chris Boyd
>>> Systems Engineer
>>> USIT 19-21 Aston Quay
>>> Dublin 2
>>> Ireland
>>>
>>> Tel: +353 1 6021670
>>> Fax: +353 1 6771602
>>> www.usit.ie
>>>
>>>
>>>>>> E 04/07/06 2:00 PM >>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>> You haven't placed your scripts in the .../netlogon directory;
>>> you've placed them, it seems from your ls listing, in your
>>> .../netlogon/scripts directory. You need to correct your [netlogon] path.
>>>
>>> Eric Hines
>>>
>>> Chris Boyd wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> To answer craig. I've corrected the dos syntax in the login
>>>> scripts but they don't seem to be running.
>>>> Here's the whole smb.conf
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> [netlogon]
>>>> comment = Network Logon Service
>>>> path = /var/lib/samba/netlogon
>>>> write list = root
>>>> admin users = root
>>>> guest ok = Yes
>>>> browseable = No
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ls -la /var/lib/samba/netlogon/
>>>> total 21
>>>> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 224 Apr 7 12:13 .
>>>> drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 680 Apr 7 12:16 ..
>>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 aillin.bat
>>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 geraldine.bat
>>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 kay.bat
>>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 179 Apr 7 12:10 reception.bat
>>>> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 181 Apr 7 12:09 robin.bat
>>>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 80 Apr 6 12:05 scripts
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Chris Boyd
>>>> Systems Engineer
>>>> USIT 19-21 Aston Quay
>>>> Dublin 2
>>>> Ireland
>>>>
>>>> Tel: +353 1 6021670
>>>> Fax: +353 1 6771602
>>>> www.usit.ie
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>

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