[Samba] Asking for Password

Mark Brosius mark at mebrosius.com
Tue Jun 11 06:18:01 GMT 2002

I think you need to have the line:
encrypt passwords = Yes
in the global section of smb.conf.


On Mon, 10 Jun 2002, Foster, Marcus wrote:

> Please forgive me but I am pretty new to Linux.   I have Samba set up on a
> Server and when I go to access it from a windows workstation one, a box pops
> up with the resourse as \\servername\IPC$ <file://\\servername\IPC$>  asking
> for a password. I have the right domain and my username is the same as my
> windows password?
> Why would I be getting these messages?    What am I doing wrong?
> Marcus Foster
> IT Manager/Midwest Region
> 48 W. Seegers Rd
> Arlington Heights, Il  60005
> Ph: 847-472-6551
> Fax: 561-619-2487

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