Access denied on Homeshare with FQDN, fine with Shortname

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Subject: Access denied on Homeshare with FQDN, fine with Shortname
Posted by:  Hmoll (Hmo…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007

I'm getting a strange error where I am getting an access denied on my
homeshare. But only when using FQDN to define my server.

If I change from \\servername.domain.local\homeshare$ to simply
\\servername\homeshare$, everything works.

This is only happening on some Vista machines that are in the same OU as the
other Vista machines. This problem does not manifest itself on XP.

Any ideas why Vista doesn't work with FQDN defined homeshares.... or at
least on SOME of my machines?

NOTE: I can also *fix* this problem by leaving it an FQDN, but changing from
user-specific to Everyone or Authenticated Users on the Share ACL. Well,
that's not really fixing it....

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