ARGHHHH! Simple problem I'm sure.

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Mon Nov 6 09:11:53 GMT 2000


On Sun, 5 Nov 2000 13:40:24 -0500, King, Dwayne wrote:

>On another note, I have been taking a look in the logs, and found the
>[2000/11/05 13:37:03, 1] smbd/password.c:(505)
>  Couldn't find user 'nobody' in smb_passwd file.
>[2000/11/05 13:37:03, 1] smbd/reply.c:(909)
>  Rejecting user 'nobody': authentication failed

This may be the reason why anonymous logins fail.

>Even though I have executed the following command successfully:
>addtosmbpass dking strang root nobody < /dev/null >samba.pwd

Are you _really_ sure samba.pwd is the right file in the right 
directory? Does it have correct entries?

>BTW, how does samba know the name of the password file I want to use?

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