My SMB client prob

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Oct 17 04:18:03 GMT 2000

Eran Levy wrote:
> /etc/passwd | >/etc/smbpasswd
> and its ok as I saw in the document...but now I still 
> cant login from the box that Im getting from the 
> Network Neighborhood.  

Ah...but the smbpasswd file has no password set in it.
the script only creates the user 
template entries.

> ...can I disable encryption 
> BTW: I have enable the PlainTextPassword in the 
> windows registery. 

Did you reboot afterwards?

Set these in smb.conf

	encrypt passwords = no

Also see the password level parameter in the 
smb.conf(5) man page.

After you do that, if you still have problems, let me know.

Cheers, jerry
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