Margaret_Doll at Brown.edu
Sun Oct 29 22:01:56 GMT 2000
Dear samba bug solvers,
I just upgraded to Linux RedHat 7.0 with current patches on my server.
I have samba-common-2.0.7-21ssl
samba-2.0.7-21ssl on the system.
Most of my users log onto an auxilliary disk with disk quotas.
Only my regular account and a few others are in /home. This was the setup
for RedHat 6.2 and the samba 2.0.6-9 which worked for all users. The
/etc/smb.conf file from the old server has been placed in /etc/samba on the
On the new system if I log into the server through a windows
computer, I can see my directory and open my directory after supplying a
passwd. My home directory is in /home. If I log into the server as a user
who has their home directory on an auxilliary disk, I can see the user's
home directory on the server. However after supplying the appropriate
passwd, samba says that my passwd is incorrect. I had just added the
user's passwd using smbpasswd on the server, so I am sure of the passwd.
I have tried this repeatedly with users logging into home directories on
/home and users on the auxilliary disk. The logins work for the home
directories on /home, but not the others.
This was an upgrade of a production system, so I need a solution as
quickly as possible.
What is the function of the /etc/samba/smbusers file? The names
which can open their home directories on the server from the PC, are not
Margaret Doll (x3-1982)
margaret_doll at brown.edu
(401) 745-7306 (beeper)
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