squid & samba
l_finch at austarnet.com.au
Mon Mar 18 21:14:29 EST 2002
I have a question regarding connecting to an ftp site via a squid proxy on
one of my clients. I can connect to most ftp sites no problems, but some ftp
sites just don't work, i get a message saying theres a timeout (or similar,)
thats using IE 5.5, but if i connect on the linux box, I can connect through
the proxy without any problems.
I have configured squid to use an email address for ftp authorisation, and i
have also got it using the ISP's nameserver for resolution. the particular
site in question is ftp.epox.com
I can't see why it won't do it, but then I'm still relatively new to squid on
The second question is one on samba, i figure there should be someone able to
help me on this one.
I'm using the latest stable release 2.2.3a, I have windows 2000 client on my
network, and it is configured with user level security in a workgroup, with
the samba server as the authenticator, but wndows 2000 wants to change the
password every 30 days, does anyone know how i can have windows change the
localhost password, the samba password and the unix password, all in one hit,
as I have users who are reasonably green to computers, particularly at POS.
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