LAN Plugin for Total Commander on Android not working anymor

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Re: LAN Plugin for Total Commander on Android not working anymor

Post by *Tippfehler » 2019-10-25, 23:36 UTC

TC Lan Plugin v3.09 (from Google Play - version on TC's homepage is 3.08, btw) -
when accessing shares on my Win7 PC (smb2) I consistently had a session timeout problem (I guess, didn't check the specifics).

Symptom: I log in to a share, exchange some files, then do something else on Android (while still logged on in the background, I presume). On switching back to Total Commander & hitting "refresh" (or copying some more files, or attempting to change directories) TC pops up its little progress window with some message ... and we wait ... and wait ... until finally - error, I don't remember which.

All it took to get around this was to close TC (X in the top right corner) after it had finished its first task, and log in again for the next task a few minutes later, rinse and repeat. No problem then.

Unfortunately, this Windows machine has just died (the true death, heartware failure), so it can't provide further details. :cry:

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Re: LAN Plugin for Total Commander on Android not working anymor

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-10-28, 13:55 UTC

Which device to you have? Especially the devices from Chinese companies like Lenovo, Huawei, or Xiaomi treat plugins as background services (although I use a foreground service!) and kill them or put them to sleep after a certain time.
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Re: LAN Plugin for Total Commander on Android not working anymor

Post by *Skinny » 2019-10-31, 10:36 UTC

Hello, in my case, I have to disable all firewall to be able to connect to admin shares on my w10 machine from my phone. Any idea what i shoudl allow in the firewall parameters ?

many thanks

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Re: LAN Plugin for Total Commander on Android not working anymor

Post by *Tippfehler » 2019-10-31, 16:00 UTC

ghisler(Author) wrote:
2019-10-28, 13:55 UTC
Which device to you have?
We already know each other, see
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=51644&start=90#p361060
Device specs:
Samsung Galaxy Tab S / SM-T700, Android 6.0.1 (Cyanogenmod 13)

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when accessing shares on my Win7 PC (smb2) I consistently had a session timeout problem (I guess...)
I log in to a share, exchange some files, then do something else on Android (while still logged on in the background, I presume). On switching back ...TC pops up its little progress window with some message ... and we wait ... and wait ... until finally - error.

All it took to get around this was to close TC (X in the top right corner) after it had finished its first task, and log in again for the next task a few minutes later... No problem then.
only started happening lately - either it was something in the 3.09 LAN plugin update, or it may have been an early symptom of the Windows machine developing problems; but there were zero issues Windows<->Windows, so... :|

No problems of this kind with SMBv1 connections (to my Linux router, for instance), only with SMBv2/Windows 7.

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Re: LAN Plugin for Total Commander on Android not working anymor

Post by *Tippfehler » 2019-10-31, 17:54 UTC

It just happened again (with a different Win7 PC) - but only once. Now I can't reproduce it, though I try.

If I get further info from Wireshark on this, I'll post it here.

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