Trouble authenticating with OfficeJet CIFS client

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Fri Jul 20 01:39:06 GMT 2007

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 07:33:29PM -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
>> The [v]uid in the SMB header is not related to real user IDs as assigned by
>> the OS.  It is a token allocated by the server and associated with a login
>> instance.  There may be several valid authentications, all with different
>> [v]uid's assigned, within the same session.
> Don't teach your grandfather to suck eggs. I *invented* the term vuid.

I wasn't talking to you.  You only got the message via the samba-technical
list.  :)

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