[Samba] Win98 can't login to NT

Z Linux zlinux2002 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 31 23:24:03 GMT 2002

Well the 'domain logons=no' should be set to prevent
any domain controller ability on samba, it would not
at all affect the behaviour of samba as a file/print
server. 'domain master=no' and 'local master=no'
options simply prevent samba to publish itself as the
master domain "browser" or master "browser" for the


--- Steve Bertrand <iaccounts at northnetworks.ca> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have finally talked a corporation into allowing me
> to introduce Unix.  I
> have used samba before, but I now have a problem.
> Some (and only some) of the windows 98 clients can
> no longer log into the NT
> domain controller.  They get the same message as if
> the passwd/username was
> wrong.
> Here is a snip from my config file:
> os level=00
> password server=nt_box
> domain master=no
> local master=no
> Now, I would assume that the setup above would do
> everything to ensure that
> the clients look toward the NT box no matter what,
> because the 00 would
> ensure that the samba server would never become the
> browser master.
> If I set the option 'domain logons=no', would this
> help any?
> Please help.  As soon as I kill SMBD, the clients
> then again authenticate to
> nt.
> Steve Bertrand
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