I joined the samba domain, but i can´t login

Greg Dickie greg at discreet.com
Fri May 21 14:18:40 GMT 1999

Your users must have set their encrypted SMB password using smbpasswd BEFORE
they can log in. There is no way around this AFAIK.


On 21-May-99 Tomek Jarosinski wrote:
> So, samba pdc on my server is running. I joined the samba domain, but i
> can´t login. In the login window i can see local client and samba
> domain. When i choose domain, my unix password is not accepted.
> I have smbpasswd with all users, but of course instead of encrypted
> password i have only XXXX... in the smbpasswd.
> What happen actually when the user logs for the first time from ntws
> into the samba domain ? User has not password in smbpasswd, only in
> /etc/shadow is encrypted password.
> Any ideas ?
> Tomek

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