Can Samba Provide a User List for Win98 Sharing
James W. Beauchamp
jbeauchamp at gesinc.com
Tue Oct 31 20:26:11 GMT 2000
Take a look at http://www.kneschke.de/projekte/samba_tng/index.php3
and also www.samba-tng.org
for thorough discussions of these issues.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry James" <ljames at hera.apollo3.com>
To: <samba-ntdom at us5.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 7:19 AM
Subject: RE: Can Samba Provide a User List for Win98 Sharing
> Thank you for the input, Tracey. I studied your response and samba
> in more depth and found that I was not using TNG after all.
> Samba-2.2.0.alpha0 is not TNG. I went back to samba.org and grabbed
> samba-tng-alpha.2.6 and find this to be significantly different.
> Unfortunately I can't get this to work at all. I'm checking all the
> dialogue of the error messages I get from the various news groups and
> finding the my current errors are very common.
> I notice that smbpasswd isn't distributed with version 2.6. I'm
> currently studying to see how to use the samedit, which I believe
> replaces the smbpasswd program.
> At present I can't log into the domain because my passwords aren't
> authenticated. To quickly toggle between the two versions, I have both
> opened in /usr/local/ and when I'm trying to work with getting 2.6 to
> work I use link samba to samba-tng-alpha.2.6. Everything works using
> the sam smb.conf file that fails under samba-2.2.0.alpha0.
> I'm having so many problems with the 2.6, that I'm not ready to ask
> the best educated question, except maybe, does anyone have a very quick
> recipe that might get samba up, with it's most minimum configuration, to
> actually work.
> 2.2.0.alpha0 fails to provide a user list for Win98. However, I
> don't have any problems with any other part of it. TNG-2.6 doesn't work
> for the Win98 shares or the samba share for me.
> Thanks again for any suggestions or comments.
> -- L. James
> Apollo III Communications One of the World's First ISP's
> Larry James http://www.apollo3.com/~ljames ljames at apollo3.com
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