problem with password server
David.Bear at asu.edu
Fri May 9 23:34:11 GMT 2003
On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 08:48:45AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-05-10 at 06:53, David Bear wrote:
> > I'm running samba 2.2.8a on freebsd. I'm using
> > security = server
> > password server = "WIN2000"
> > password server is not connected
> > is not connecting back to the password server?
> What has happened is that the password server *was* there, and now
> isn't. Due to the nature of the SMB protocol, particularly in Samba
> 2.2, the connection to the password server must be maintained for the
> life of the connection to Samba. This frequently fails, and then there
> is nothing we can do.
> Use security=domain, it really is a *much* better solution.
I would love to. but user authentication is done in an NT domain
overwhich I have no administrative control. Is it possible to do
password server = somedc
It hasn't been possible to do this in the past, but it would sure make
my life easier.
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