[Samba] Problem Setting Up File Server

hammerd at evanite.com hammerd at evanite.com
Tue Apr 16 16:33:02 GMT 2002

Hi all.

I am trying to set up a RedHat 7.2 server to act as a windows file server
using Samba and Winbind, the intent is to have NT Domain users be able to
access the server based upon NT Domain permissions.
I am using Kernel 2.4.18, I installed the ACL and EA patch 0.8.5 and Samba
2.2.3a. I configured Samba with the following configure command.
../configure --with-winbind --prefix=/usr/local/samba --with-smbwrapper
h-pam --with-pam_smbpass --with-msdfs --with-acl-support.

My smb.conf file is
 workgroup = DOMAIN
 netbios name = KIWI
 server string = Samba File Server
 encrypt password = Yes
 password server = *
 log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m\
 max log size = 50
 socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUFF=8192
 os level = 60
 local master = No
 domain master = False
 dns proxy = no
 wins server =
 winbind uid = 10000-20000
 winbind guid = 10000-20000
 winbind separator = +
 winbind enum users = yes
 winbind enum groups = yes
 load printers = yes
 printcap name = /etc/printcap
 printing = lprng
 template shell = /bin/bash
 path = /home/public
 writable = yes
 comment = Public Stuff
 public = yes
 guest ok = Yes
 read only = no

I have the computer showing up in network neighborhood on my NT machine.

If use the command /usr/local/samba/bin/wbinfo -u it shows all of my NT
Domain users in the following format DOMAIN+user.

When I connect to the linux server from a nt workstation and I type
/usr/local/samba/bin/smbstatus it returns the following

Samba Version 2.2.3a
Service uid  guid  pid machine
public nobody nobody 6522 p112297 ( Tue Apr 16 15:32:29 2002
IPC$  nobody nobody 6522 p112297 ( Tue Apr 16 15:32:29 2002

I was using a TechRepublic article to do the setup. One thing that did not
work was the procedure had me make changes to the /etc/pam.d/samba file.
That file did not exist, so I created the file and put the entries that

Any help would be appreciated

Don Hammer
Network Administrator
Evanite Fiber Corporation
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Corvallis, OR 97333
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