network connection errors

Herb Lewis herb at
Tue Feb 13 18:53:38 GMT 2001

> ETUD Integral wrote:
> Good morning,
> I have some problems to connect my DOS 98 client "pcetud3" and my IRIX
> server samba 2.0.7 version "etud21"
> When I run the command " net view \\etud21 " or "net use x:
> \\etud21\tmp  on the DOS client a message ask me to enter the
> password of "etud21" ?
> I created the same account/password  "pcetud3/pcetud3"  on the DOS
> client and on the UNIX server. The message in the log.smb is :
> rejecting user 'pcetud3' authentication failed.
> I see the "etud21" computer in the network windows98, but I can't the
> shares devices under it.
> What do it mean ?
> Thanks you for your help.
> Dominique Peudenier.

Are you running with encrypted passwords or not? Win98 requires you to
run with encrypted passwords or apply a registry patch. See the file
ENCRYPTION.txt in the /usr/samba/docs/textdocs/ directory and the
registry file Win98_PlainPassword.reg in the /usr/samba/docs/ directory.

Herb Lewis                               Silicon Graphics 
Networking Engineer                      1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy MS-510
Strategic Software Organization          Mountain View, CA  94043-1351
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