Accessing a smb server at USER level

Gary Wilson wilsong at
Tue Oct 12 13:42:10 GMT 1999

----- Original Message -----
From: Jarle Igeltjørn <jarle at>
Subject: Accessing a smb server at USER level

> Hello!
> I have been using Samba for 2,5 years now.  I have had the same problem
> since I started - I can not connect the Samba server from a W98 pc when
> the server security level is set to USER.  So I have dropped security
> and use SHARE instead.  I can see the share from the Window-client, but
> when I try to double click i get an error message saying: "Write
> networkpassword: , Resourse: \\WALL\IPC$".  I can write whatever I want
> - the result is the same: "Wrong password. Try once more".  I suspect
> that it is an easy explanation, but I don't know where to start looking
> for the problem, since I don't know if the problem is on the PC-side or
> on the unix side.  I would be very happy if someone could help me - or
> at least direct me to a web-address I can read about the problem.

Do you have support for encrypted passwords on or off?

Gary Wilson

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