strange message in log file and files automaticaly closed

Andreas Moroder andreas.moroder at
Wed Nov 21 22:37:01 GMT 2001


after a user logs in I find the following message in the logfile

[2001/11/21 13:40:30, 0] passdb/pampass.c:smb_pam_passcheck(826)
  smb_pam_passcheck: PAM: smb_pam_auth failed - Rejecting User pers_barbara !

The strange is that the user is logged in even if the log tells me the user is 

The problem is that this message is added to the log even while the user is 
working with this server ( every x minutes, where x changes from 10 to 60 )

When the user has files open from a dos application while this happens, the 
files are closed and the app crashes.

We have plaintext passwords and --with-pam.

If I try to log in with the same username via smbclient then I get no error 
message in the log and no one on the screeen. That should prove that pam works.
All the users have the registry entry plaintextpassword=1



Dr. Andreas Moroder
Sanitätsbetrieb Brixen - Azienda Sanitaria di Bressanone

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