not authorized to login from this station

Dirk Hamstra dirk.hamstra at
Thu Feb 22 17:37:51 GMT 2001


Funny thing not all workstations (all NT) have access to the Samba server.
The server is listed in the network neighorhood but the users can't get
access to the shared drives from a specific station. The 'host allow' option
is commented out, the users exist, and the shares are available... Here's
what happens when I try to connect from the dos-command line:

E:\NILE>net use \\daffy\samba * /USER:dirk
Type the password for \\daffy\samba:
System error 1240 has occurred.

The account is not authorized to login from this station.

How can I resolve this?


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