Samba and Win98 connection

Gunther Piez news-list.samba.technical at
Wed Nov 8 10:58:00 GMT 2000

Dick_FC_WONG at wrote:

> However, it involves changing the setting in every user's PC.  Could any
> parameter be modified in server side (Samba) so that the connection
> between Win98 client and Samba server can be established without client
> config change.


  encrypt passwords=yes

in your smb.conf. you will need a correct smbpasswd file for this to work, 
and older smb-clients (win95, win3.11) wont be able to connect anymore.

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