Samba and Win98 connection

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Tue Nov 7 22:26:45 GMT 2000

At 08:56 AM 11/9/00 +1100, David Bannon wrote:
>At 11:58 AM 08/11/2000 +0100, Gunther Piez wrote:
>>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.
>No, I think you will find that w95 and w311 will be quite happy too. 

Well, I agree that W95 will be happy, but I am not so sure of W311, I will
have to fire up my VMware WfW VM and see what happens.

>David Bannon                      D.Bannon at
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>..... Humpty Dumpty was pushed !

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