Visible but not accessible
Ben Choong Mun Sin
benchoong at singtel.com
Thu Feb 8 02:55:30 GMT 2001
My smb.conf file is as follow:
# Sets the workgroup to which things will be served
workgroup = PVCS_SAMBA
# Turns ON/OFF browse list from this server
;browse list = yes
# List of shares that will always appear in browse lists.
auto services = public
# Sets the NetBIOS name by which a Samba server is known, or primary
# name if NetBIOS aliases exist.
;netbios name = tpas
# Adds additional NetBIOS names by which a Samba server will
;netbios aliases = tpas
# Sets the name that appears beside a server in browse lists.
# Variables: v% (Samba version number) and h% (hostname)
;server string = TPAS's Samba %v on %L (%h)
# Sets the comment that appears beside a share in a NET VIEW or the
# details list of a Microsoft directory window.
;comment = "Samba version %v"
# Sets a command to run as the user before connecting to the share.
;preexec = csh -c 'echo /var/opt/samba -M %m -I %I' &
# If Yes, logs connections to a file (or shared memory) accessible
;status = yes
# Allows a share to be announced in browse lists.
;browseable = yes
# Uses Windows NT-style password encryption.
;encrypt passwords = yes
# If YES, allows access to account that have null passwords.
;null passwords = yes
# Sets password-security policy.
# If security=share, services have a shared password, available to
# If security=user, users have (Unix) accounts and passwords.
# If security=server, users have accounts and passwords and a
# separate machine authenticates them for Samba.
# If security=domain, full NT-domain authentication is done.
security = user
# Sets the candidacy of the server when electing a browser master.
# Used with the DOMAIN MASTER and LOCAL MASTER options. You can set
# a higher value than a OS is you want to win.
# Windows 95/98 uses 1, Windows NT client uses 17, and Windows
# NT server uses 33.
os level = 34
# Stands for election as the local master browser.
local master = yes
# If YES, Samba is preferred to become the master browser.
# Causes Samba to call a browsing election when it comes online.
preferred master = yes
# Become a domain master browser list collector if possible for the
# entire workgroup/domain.
domain master = yes
# Allows Windows 95/98 or NT clients to logon to a NT-like domain.
domain logons = yes
# Sets the DNS name or IP address of the WINS server.
;wins server = 18.104.22.168
# If set to YES, and if WINS SERVER=YES, look up hostnames in DNS if
# they are not found using WINS.
;dns proxy = no
;comment = "Home Directory for : %u "
;path = /%u
;guest ok = no
;read only = no
;create mode = 744
;writable = yes
;browseable = yes
comment = "Public File Share"
path = /samba_share
writable = yes
create mode = 0777
guest ok = yes
comment = Domain Logon Services
path = /samba_share/netlogon
public = no
writable = no
;create mode = 0777
;guest ok = yes
;volume = "Network"
browseable = no
From: Nik Sands [mailto:Nik.Sands at utas.edu.au]
Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2001 10:43 AM
To: Ben Choong Mun Sin
Cc: samba at samba.org
Subject: RE: Visible but not accessible
And you've done the registry edit to allow plain text passwords? (I think
this is required for NT, but I don't know about 98 - possibly not).
Can you send us a copy of your smb.conf file?
At 10:32 AM 2/8/01 +0800, you wrote:
>Thanks for you help but...
>...tried logging into NT using the same user id & password as the one in
>Samba but the error still occur. Similar problem too with Win98 machines.
>It's driving me NUT!!!
>From: Nik Sands [mailto:Nik.Sands at utas.edu.au]
>Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2001 4:43 AM
>To: Ben Choong Mun Sin
>Cc: samba at samba.org
>Subject: Re: Visible but not accessible
>Are you logging into Windows NT with the same username as you are using
>There appears to be a bug in WinNT which will ignore the username you type
>in to connect to your Samba share IF it differs from the username with
>which you logged into Windows. Note that this is for any SMB share (Samba
>or NT). The problem appears to be fixed in Win2000 and does not occur in
>all installations of WinNT, so I don't know exactly where or how the bug
>At 05:52 PM 2/7/01 +0800, you wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >I've managed to configure my Samba server in such a way that it is
> >from Microsoft Windows Network but keep getting this invalid
> >username/password error message when I try to map it.
> >Both Samba and NT Server are not in the same domain.
> >Can anybody help?!!
>NIK SANDS - Systems Administrator MailTo:Nik.Sands at utas.edu.au
>Information Technology Services Phone: +61-3-63243732
>University of Tasmania, Australia Fax: +61-3-63243081
NIK SANDS - Systems Administrator MailTo:Nik.Sands at utas.edu.au
Information Technology Services Phone: +61-3-63243732
University of Tasmania, Australia Fax: +61-3-63243081
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