W98: can't log in to samba (2.0.0b4)

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Jan 6 07:53:40 GMT 1999

G. Paul Ziemba wrote:
> Using security=user (samba 2.0.0 beta4, OS is Solaris 2.6).
> W95 clients can log in OK, but from W98 they all get "The domain
> password you supplied is not correct, or access to your logon
> server has been denied".
> Tracing through smbd/reply.c'reply_sesssetup_and_X, I note that
> both smb_apasslen and smb_ntpasslen are 0, which causes
> smbd/password.c:password_ok() ultimately to fail.
> Anyone know what's wrong?

This really should be posted to the main samba mailing 
list.  Are you using encrypted passwords?  If not, you 
will need to apply the registry hack to EnablePlainPasswords
in windows 98.  Same registry as win95.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

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