Win2000 professional and Samba ...

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Mon Nov 8 05:25:51 GMT 1999

At 01:11 AM 11/9/99 +1100, Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
>> As soon as I try to brows the Samba server, I get a password dialog box,
>> but I cannot get any further.  I type in a correct username and password
>> pair, but as far as I can see, Win2K drops the connection as soon as it
>> gets the NetProt response back.
>> Perhaps it objects to the fact that the server is not using encrypted
>> passwords?
>Did you enable that key?

Yes, and no change.

My next test is to see if putting Samba into encrypted mode changes anything.

It seems that there must be a registry setting that allows Win2K to take
notice of master browsers etc.

>Version: 2.6.3i
>Charset: noconv
>Comment: Processed by Mailcrypt 3.5.4, an Emacs/PGP interface

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at, Master Linux Administrator :-),
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