[ubuntu-uk] Samba Timeout?

Paul Roach roachy at roachy.net
Tue Oct 27 14:11:02 GMT 2009

On the XP Box, right click on My Computer, and then select Manage.

In there you should be able to see Shared Folders and Sessions.  Check that
the number of sessions does not exceed 10 - as I've seen smbclient not
release connections previously, and XP will only allow 10 concurrent

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Liam Wilson <liamwilson93 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey all;
> I've set up a nice little home network with my 9.04 laptop and my XP box
> using samba. The only problem I have is that whilst the connection works
> fine after booting up my 9.04 (Which is the client), I can access my files
> on the XP server and vice-versa for about 20-30 minutes, and then the
> connection 'times out' and I cannot access the XP server. It does not even
> show up in Networks!
> Is there any possibility to resolve this other than rebooting my 9.04?
> Many thanks;
> Liam
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