Auth failure

Dave Wreski dave at
Fri Sep 19 06:00:25 GMT 1997

Hi all.  I found some more information regarding my [homes] section
problem.  I have NT 4.0 without the SP3 patch (yet) and Linux 2.0.31-pre9,
samba 1.9.17p1.

My homes section is configured like this:

   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = yes
   writable = yes
   path = /home/%u

When I click on that share I expect it to take me to the directory of the
username I'm logged in as in NT.  Instead it asks me for a username and
password which is always invalid.  /var/log/messages reports:

Sep 19 01:55:04 apps PAM_pwdb[972]: 1 authentication failure; (uid=0) ->
nobody for samba service

Why is this?  I'm trying to login as user steve, and his home directory
exists, and I can login from Linux just fine.  Can someone tell me what's
going on here, and possibly what their favorite [homes] section config
options are?

Dave Wreski

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