password problem -- or bug?

Ricardo Stella stella at
Thu Mar 30 15:24:14 GMT 2000

That's called 'password caching'.  It can be disabled via poledit or
making the change directly on the registry...

On Thu, 30 Mar 2000, Carsten [iso-8859-1] Nordstrøm Jensen wrote:

> >>I cannot reproduce the no-password login with smbclient:
> >>[cn at esc /home/cn] $smbclient '\\esc\cnj' -Ucn%tmppass
> >>smb: \>
> >>[cn at esc /home/cn] $smbclient '\\esc\cnj' -Ucn%
> >>session setup failed: ERRSRV - ERRbadpw
> >Have you tried deleting all *.pwl files on the win9x machine?
> You have got something there. I just deleted the *.pwl files
> on my win95 machine. After that I could not succesfully
> log in without supplying the password. However, when
> prompted for a password there is an option to save the
> password in some sort of password list -- and the default
> is that the password is saved. Thus, the problem will
> appear again unless all users are instructed NOT to allow
> the password to be saved in that list on their machines......
> Can't Samba be instructed not to accept passwords just
> from the list?

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