Laura Morse laura_morse at
Sat Nov 6 22:06:38 GMT 1999

I am trying to install SAMBA onto IBM's flavor of Unix (AIX).  
Everything seems to be fine throughout the testing except that my 
workstation cannot connect and display the shares on my Unix box.  

I am installing version 2.0.5a of samba.  

I can see the Unix box just fine in the network neighborhood, but when I
 try to display the available shares, I get the following error message 
"The account is not authorized to login from this station".  I get this 
message when I try to log in as "root", "guest", "pcguest", "lmorse".  
"Guest" and "pcguest" are set up with no passwords, "lmorse" password 
matches the password on my workstation (which is also lmorse).  

When I do a "Net View \\SERVER_NAME\TMP" I get an error message that the
 password is incorrect and then it asks for a password (but no account 
so I am not sure what it is looking for) and responds "Access is 

On the Unix box,  "smbclient  -L SERVER_NAME" shows me the correct 
information but first asks for a password (no username first).  Pressing
 enter (or blank) displays the available share information correctly.

I am attaching my smb.conf file.  

Thanks in advance for any direction that you might be able to provide!

Laura Morse
Springer-Miller Systems
782 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT  05672
Laura_Morse at
(802) 253-0242
(802) 253-7557 (FAX)
   printing = aix 
   printcap name = /etc/printcap
   load printers = yes
   guest account = guest
   log file = /usr/recital/samba/log.%m

lock directory = /usr/local/samba/var/locks
share modes = yes

   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = no
   read only = no
   create mode = 0750

   comment = All Printers
   browseable = no
   printable = yes
   path = /tmp
   public = no
   writable = no
   create mode = 0700

   comment = Temporary file space
   path = /tmp
   read only = no
   public = yes
   user = lmorse
   path = /usr/recital/
   public = yes
   only guest = yes
   writable = yes
   printable = no

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