help please! cant login from NT onto samba domain

Gerald W. Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Oct 14 15:20:25 GMT 1998

On Wed, 14 Oct 1998, Pedro Miguel [ISO-8859-1] Frazão F. Ferreira wrote:

> > >did a smbpasswd -a -m machinename$ machine
> > 
> > should jusy be smbpasswd -a -m machinename
> 	And (please correct me if I am wrong) I think there is the need for an
> account in the Unix passwd file with the name of the MACHINE$.

You are correct.  When you add the machine using smbpasswd though, the '$'
character is implied by the -m flag.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

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