SAMBA digest 2491

Bartlomiej Solarz-Niesluchowski B.Solarz-Niesluchowski at
Tue Apr 18 05:25:52 GMT 2000

At 15:58 00-04-17, you wrote:
>Date:   Mon, 17 Apr 2000 14:45:07 +0200
>From:   werner maes <werner.maes at>
>To:     samba at
>Subject: SMBD-error: important??
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>When I look in log.smb I see this error:
>[date] [time]: smbd/password.c: password_ok (551)
>Error: challenge not done for user = werner
>I receive this error each time I make a connection with a share on
>There's no problem with the connection, but I always see this message
>in the logs.
>This is my configuration (briefly):
>security = server
>encrypt passwords = no
>password server = server2
>security = user
>encrypt passwords = no
>Does anyone know what this error means?
>Thanks a lot,
>Werner Maes
The problem is (as I read about week ago on this list) that you have not 
defined the user werner (can be with password * and shell /dev/null) on 
server2 - ever if you use force user = some_user_on_server2 (as I have 
used) it doesn't work.

Best Regards

* Bartlomiej Solarz-Niesluchowski                              *
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