[Samba] Win98SE Password Confused

Adriaan.Putter at aventis.com Adriaan.Putter at aventis.com
Sun Jul 21 23:13:02 GMT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Wooden [mailto:bobwooden at netwalk.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 8:07 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Cc: bobwooden at netwalk.com
> Subject: [Samba] Win98SE Password Confused
> Importance: High
> To follow is my Samba.conf file.  My desire is to allow my 
> one Windows 
> 98SE machine to write and/or store files to "public2" folder 
> on my Samba 
> server.  My Win98SE machine "sees" the server through "neighborhood 
> network" and shows the "public2" folder.  When you double click the 
> folder, Samba requests a password for IPC$.  All passwords 
> fail.  What 
> do I have set incorrectly?

windows are sending the username that you uses to login into windows
to connect to the IPC$ share.

you can do 1 of 2 things. login with a username that exists in your
samba users database, or create user mappings in samba, that says
smbuser = windows user.



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