Password authentication across sub-nets.

Neil_Davis at Neil_Davis at
Tue Oct 27 10:23:48 GMT 1998

It would appear that Samba <-> Samba across subnets works fine, but Samba
<-> NT is a problem.
Does anybody else concur with this statement?

Specifically, running Samba 1.9.18p10 (Solaris) and directing all password
authenication to an NT server
on a subnet causes the following output in the log file:

Requested protocol [PC NETWORK PROGRAM 1.0]
Requested protocol [MICROSOFT NETWORKS 3.0]
Requested protocol [DOS LM1.2X002]
Requested protocol [DOS LANMAN2.1]
Requested protocol [Windows for Workgroups 3.1a]
Requested protocol [NT LM 0.12]
Connecting to at port 139
connected to password server rejected the session
Selected protocol NT LM 0.12
1998/10/16 16:59:24 Transaction 2 of length 158
switch message SMBsesssetupX (pid 15470)
Domain=[ENG]  NativeOS=[Windows 4.0] NativeLanMan=[Windows 4.0]
Scanning username map /usr/local/samba/lib/
password server  is not connected
SMB Password - pwlen = 24, challenge_done = 1
Checking SMB password for user munns (l=24)
get_smbpwd_entry: end of file reached
Couldn't find user munns in smb_passwd file.
1998/10/16 16:59:24 error packet at line 644 cmd=115 (SMBsesssetupX)
eclass=2 ecode=2
error string = No such file or directory
end of file from client
Closing connections

Can anybody else confirm this behaviour, if so, is it a bug or
(BTW This works fine if the NT and Samba server are on the same subnet)

Thanks in advance
Neil Davis

Email: neil at

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