Thanks for both replies. I hope to replace these machines next year
which will greatly simplify things. Unfortunately I have to live with
win9x for a bit longer.
I have removed the dsclient & the delay is also removed. Also, kixtart
can still determine membership of AD groups. v. strange.
According to Microsoft Q239869, the dsclient replaces secur32.dll,
msnp32.dll, vredir.vxd, and vnetsup.vxd. this allows NTLM2 network
logon authentication. If the dsclient is removed these files remain &
I shall try this on another win95 and a win98 machine to see what
Thanks for your comments.
> added security with DSCLIENT logon but as mentioned earlier....you should be
> on 2000 Pro to appreciate the lower TCO.
> > In order to allow kixtart to process group membership rights on Win9x
> > clients, I had to install the Directory Service Client (dsclient.exe)
> > from the Server CD.
> > Although this works very well, it has introduced a delay of about
> > 10-20 seconds before the login script is executed.
> > I have noticed a few posts on this subject from last year, but no
> > answers. Can anyone help?
> > Thanks in advance
> > Billy