Help with Samba urgently needed

Christian Barth BARTH at
Fri Oct 9 07:31:33 GMT 1998

> Every attempt to upgrade to current versions of samba or to get a second
> samba server to accept logins has failed. This is the second Samba server
> we are attempting to run, configured more or less with the same smb.conf as
> an operation samba server - runnind an older version.
> Specifics:
> Samba Version: samba-1.9.18p10
> Platform: Sun OS 5.6
> We are attempting to operate with clear_text password authentication againt
> the default shadow password - using "encrypt passwords = No".  Regardless
> of what we do with the smb.conf, "smbclient -L BIG_SERVER" replies with the
> following response indicative of a pasword problem:
In the Makefile there are flags for useing shadow passords on linux 
systems. May be you need them on Sun OS as well?
(Just I thought)


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