smbclient and encrypted password

Alin Osan aline at
Wed Jan 31 08:48:02 GMT 2001

On 27 Jan 2001, at 1:39, Liguo Song wrote:

> I setup a SAMBA server on a Linux box. It is working fine if I mount
> the drive from a Windows Mellenium machine. But, I can't use another
> Linux box to access that drive through smbclient. It always failed
> with user/password pair invalid, or something similar. 
> Does smbclient work with encrpted password? If not, how am I suppose
> to use it to access the shared drive on Windows box without disabling
> the encrypted password?
> Thanks for any helpful insight on this matter.
> Liguo (Leo)

You cannot access a Samba Server using smb layer. You need 
NFS for this.

Alin Osan
Network Administrator
"Fundatia Casa"
phone 059467200
fax   059467202

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