[Samba] Win 2000 Prof in workgroup with samba 2.2.2
davide.dozza at yacme.com
Fri Feb 15 04:10:06 GMT 2002
Uhm... this could be a problem because samba server uses NIS to get the
passwords and there are some problem to keep NIS and smbpasswd
synchronized. Aren't they?
Christian Barth wrote:
>>this is the problem:
>>we have several Win2000 PRO SP2 working in workgroup (not joining the
>>domain) with a unique local user.
>>The server Samba acts with security = user, with no encrypted password
>>and keeps the username/password of people who want to connect to it.
>>People log on the W2000 with the same username/password kept into samba
>>server but when we map a network drive, the samba server asks for the
>>password (ignoring username/password inserted with log on) and allows
>>the user to mount the area.
>>Even if the map is persistent, every time the user logs off, W2000
>>reasks for the password. It seems the the couple username/password used
>>to access the workstation is not passed to the samba server when it try
>>to connect for the first time after log on.
>>I know this is not a real problem but it is quite annoying, expecially
>>if workstions own to management people.....
> To may knowlage, which is based on NT, this is a normal behavior of
> windows: If you do not use encrypted passwords, windows doesn't store
> the password. Solution: Set up encrypted passwords.
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