Logging in with Win95/98

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Oct 20 19:46:54 GMT 1999

Matthew Sachs wrote:
> I'm attempting to log in to a Samba PDC with a Win98 
> client (also tried Win95.)  Regardless of the 
> username/password I enter, I get an "Invalid
> parameter" error and am forced to hit cancel to 
> bypass the logon dialog.

Haven't looked at the logs you sent, but this 
message is normally caused by setting the netbios 
name and workgroup parameter to the same value.

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

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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