SUMMARY: Netmanage Chameleon 6.0 NT - Reply

From: Michael J. Connolly (
Date: Tue Jun 09 1998 - 15:17:14 CDT

Please forgive this post and no offense taken from Greg but I want to make
sure the world knows that I AM BY NO MEANS, SHAPE OR FORM A MICROSOFTY.
I AM probably one of the most dedicated Sun Admins ever and wish Redmond
would go up in a ball of flames!!!
(My apologies to those who are innocent living in Wash.)

Michael J. Connolly
CAD System Administrator
C&K Components, Inc.
Watertown, MA/Clayton, NC
617-926-6400 x8302
617-926-6245 (FAX)
"Our OS which art in CPU-UNIX be thy name."

>>> "Ackerson, Greg" <> 06/09 3:50 pm >>>
I'm ashamed to post a "Microsoftie" solution to the List, but the Michael
Connolly suggestion "Reboot!!!" did the job.

>1. Wait until the NT box is fully booted with no disk activity before
>user logs on. You will notice that even though you get the ctrl-alt-del
>login pop-up that there is still a lot going on on the machine. WAIT until
>the hard drive light settles down a bit - this was the fix recommended
>by Netmanage Tech support and it seemed to help us.

He could then connect to the NFS drives w/o difficulty or password prompt.

BTW, we have Samba exporting our home directories, and sure enough they
failed after we got Bug Pack 3 installed; once we had the computer services
dep't edit the registry to allow cleartext passwords, Samba worked again.

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