problem with password server
abartlet at samba.org
Fri May 9 23:42:02 GMT 2003
On Sat, 2003-05-10 at 09:34, David Bear wrote:
> 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
Sure, that just selects which DC to use. You still have to get a
workstation account in the domain.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org http://build.samba.org http://hawkerc.net
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