[Samba] Windows password caching - NT server vs Samba....(wasSimple
(?) question )
rpinder at usc.edu
Mon Apr 15 12:55:02 GMT 2002
"Van Sickler, Jim" wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rich Pinder [mailto:rpinder at usc.edu]
> > Sent: Monday, April 15, 2002 10:30 AM
> > To: samba at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: [Samba] Windows password caching - NT server vs Samba....(was
> > Simple (?) question )
> > I'm still puzzled about what's happening here.
> > To recap (full details below) our windows NT client has different
> > behavior depending on whether it's hitting an NT server, vs a Samba
> > server.
> > A user/pw that is entered and accepted when accessing the NT server is
> > 'remembered' the next time the same resource is needed. So the user
> > doesnt get the 'login' prompt.
> > But the same user/pw scenario is NOT remembered when trying to access
> > the Samba server.
> > Note - the user/pw for the samba/NT share is NOT the same user/pw that
> > the person uses to log into their own NT client (its NOT using network
> > based authentication).
> A couple of other things to look out for:
> In your smb.conf, add an entry for Password Server, and list your
> PDC and BDC. Be sure your Workgroup entry matches the Domain name.
> Add the domain users accessing the share to the "smbusers"
> file (in the directory your smb.conf is located).
I'm running as workgroups, so I dont even bother with PDC / BDC's.
I've verified that the workgroups line is correct:
workgroup = TEACHERS
The smbusers file - I thought that had to do with unix user names
mapping differently (which doesnt really apply in this case - the one
user name i'm using is same in unix and samba). But I added a line - no
I'll keep still fumbling my way through!
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