Connecting to Samba from 95/98 with a user account

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Thu Jul 15 07:25:57 GMT 1999

On Thu, 15 Jul 1999 14:04:08 +1000, hai scritto:

>account even from machines which use 95/98. For NT, there is no problem
>because I can specify the user, but 95/98 only allows me to specify the
>password to connect to the $IPC. Any hints on where I can find a

a) Use a valid samba login name in "Microsoft Network" logon.
b) have win9x machines logon to samba as guests; put
map to guest = bad user
in smb.conf
c) use "username map" to map the names, with which win9x machine logon, to
valid samba/unix username.

giulioo at

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