"User not authorized to connect from this station"

Jeremy Allison jallison at whistle.com
Thu Apr 2 00:52:06 GMT 1998

H. Wade Minter wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm running the newest version of Samba on an Irix 6.4 server.
> One of our NT clients is having a problem.  When the user tries to access
> the server (Start-->Run-->"\\SERVER"), the username/password field comes
> up.  When that user puts in his valid username/password, and error pops up
> that says "User not authorized to connect from this station."
> No valid account can login from this station.  Valid accounts can login
> from other stations, though.
> In addition, the server (using smbclient) can list shares on the problem
> NT client.


	Are you using security = server ? Does the password
server have a restriction on the machines this user can
log on from ? Have you checked the smbd logs for this
user ?

More info would help,

Jeremy Allison,
Samba Team.

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