Weird peer to peer networking problem.
Posted on 2000-05-13
Ok. Three machines, all Win 98 peer-to-peered together. TCP/IP, fixed IP addresses, ready for an Internet router. All configs the same i.e. file and print sharing, primary log on etc.. I can map any drive in Explorer from any machine and see all shared drives/files from any machine. So far so good.
The problem is that machine "A" will not copy/move files from "A" to "B" or "A" to "C", i.e. from "As" consol, drag from "A" to "B" or "C", although from consol "B" or "C", i can drag any file from "A" to "B" or "C". Consol "A" returns an error message telling me the move is not allowed as i do not have the necessary permissions. In fact, all move/copy files requests from the "B" or "C" consols are fine. It is only from the "A" consol when transferring from "A" that i have a problem.
I have checked and rechecked the settings and i am sure that they are identical on all three machines.
Since two of the three machines allow full capabilities, i am assuming the problem lies on machine "A", and that it is probably a silly one, but it's got me!
Many thanks for any ideas.