[Samba] wrong MD4/LM pass for user nobody ? (nobody in smbpasswd)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Thu Feb 21 20:03:04 GMT 2002

pilsl at goldfisch.at wrote:
> still trying to solve my domain-problems (from time to time I get
> 'domain controller cant be found' on a special sambaserver 2.2.3a)
> Why does samba complain about wrong password for user nobody ? I
> actually found "nobody" in smbpasswd, but I'm not sure if I put it in
> there and dont understand why nobody needs to be samba-user.

Becouse Samba 2.2 doesn't handle authentication very well.  Don't
worry.  In HEAD (Samba 3.0 alpha) its much better.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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