Connecting to a server with different user names

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Mon Dec 22 18:06:39 GMT 1997

On Tue, 23 Dec 1997, Rick Muniz wrote:

> I have a group of users that are curently using NFS Maestro to connect to unix systems
> from their NT 4.0 PC's.  I am trying to move away from using NFS Maestro to just use
> samba on the unix systems but I am running into a problem with users that are connecting
> to a server using two different user names.
> Drive	Share		Username
> j:		\\frs\data1	bob
> p:		\\frs\data2	ted
> This works using NFS Maestro but when using the microsoft networking client, the first
> connection works OK but the second connection get the error "The credentials supplied
> conflict with an existing set of credentials".  I have tried the same drive mappings from
> an NTrigue system and in works OK.
> Is there a registry entry I can change in NT 4.0 to make this work?
> Is the fact that it works under NTrigue a specific NTrigue hack ?
> I am using Samba 1.9.17P4 on Solaris 2.5.1 with the following settings in my smb.conf:
>    security = server
>    workgroup = OFS
>    password server = nyntpdc
>    username map = /etc/opt/samba/

[i don't know about the username map option, so i can't advise on this]

please could you try 1.9.17p3, and then 1.9.17p2, and let the list know if
it works?

best regards,


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