win2k & smb
mgeddes at xavier.sa.edu.au
Thu Sep 7 06:52:35 GMT 2000
Neil Molino wrote:
> I've read a lot of the archives and still can't figure this out. Sorry for
> being dense. I am trying to get a win2k professional machine to connect to
> a linux samba server RH5.2, but samba upgraded to samba-2.0.6-9. It seems
> that I've read conflicting acounts about whether it is necessary to use TNG.
> My basic problem is that the samba server doesn't appear in the Computers
> Near Me section under My Network Places. I can find it when I search under
> the Entire Network. I find the machine and try to open it (i.e double
> click). I get an error-box saying "\\egg is not accessible. The account is
> not authorized to log in from this station."
> In smb.conf I've allowed the 192.168.1. subnet (I believe this is the
> correct term). I have security=user. Do I need security=server? If so,
> and I specify the win2k machine as the NT-server-name, what do I need to do
> to that machine to make it know that it is a password server?
> Thanks so much.
> Desperate in Palo Alto,
You cannot use Samba 2.x as a PDC for WinNT /Win2k
...And by the way, Lars Kneschke's Samba TNG FAQ is at
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