win9x user level security

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Thu Nov 15 06:31:03 GMT 2001

On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Joker Ewan wrote:

> i'm not sure if this is the right list to send my
> question but anyway...
> I have a win98 and winnt server residing on same
> domain. I've set win98 as user-level sharing getting
> the list of users from winnt server. Then, I tried
> accessing a win98 shared folder from a win2k residing
> on a different domain. A window will popup then for
> asking me to input a username and password.  I've
> tried inputting only username (with domain) and password and
> I was able to login to win98 and see the shared
> folders.  But when I tried to access the shared
> folder, it returns access denied.  Then, I've tried inputting
> <domain>\<username> format on the popup window instead
> where the <domain> is same as that of winnt.  I was
> then able to access the win98 shared folder.  Does
> anyone have an idea why?  I'd like to access the win98
> shared folder just by giving only username without
> specifying the domain.  Is this not possible?  Are
> there settings need to be changed on win98 or winnt or
> win2k?


What does this have to do with Samba development?

cheers, jerry
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