[wpkg-users] Running WPKG as a service

Adam Peart wpk at capprogramming.com
Thu Sep 28 06:02:41 CEST 2006

Yeah, it's a common problem with Windows.  What I've done on the couple 
machines where I need the second mapping was:
1) \\server\install
2) \\\install

That way both methods can use different names/passwords.  Although I 
haven't used this WPKG yet.

Jerry Haltom wrote:
> Yeah, as the message says, multiple connections BY THE SAME USER are not
> allowed. Basically what it's saying is that the user session can only
> cache one pair of creds.
> Lack of ability to do this would be terminal services, for example,
> fairly useless.
> If you're experiencing this, it means you have a connection to another
> server open from the same user, with a different user name. The service
> running in the background shouldn't effect this. I have seen the message
> before though.
> On Wed, 2006-09-27 at 20:43 +0100, Urs Rau wrote:
>> Hi Jerry,
>> Jerry Haltom wrote:
>>> Curiously, why does your Samba have problems with this? I've never 
>>> experienced that.
>> Sorry, I made it sound as if samba was the culprit, but of course samba
>> can possibly handle this OK, I think, or maybe it is a smb protocol and
>> authentication issue?
>> Anyways, it appears to be in fact at least a MS windows xp limitation
>> AFAIK. Once you have a drive mapping or any other network connection
>> (like a service for example) to a samba server, which you can
>> interactively check for by issuing 'net use', from a user workstation to
>> the server I cannot find a way to make another connection to the same
>> samba server from the same workstation using different user credentials.
>> I have sofar taken this as a given limitation. Is there another way? As
>> far as I am aware one is given the infamous MS error:
>> System error 1219 has occurred.
>> Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user,
>> using more  than one user name, are not allowed. Disconnect all previous
>> connections to the server or shared resource and try again..
>> Is there another way? I would love to know how to have more than one
>> user on the same workstation having active network mappings against a
>> single samba server?
>> Regards,

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