[Samba] WIndows 98 asking for a password
tnolen at internetpro.net
Wed Jun 12 13:37:03 GMT 2002
You have security=user. If you don't want passwords, set security=share.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neil Aggarwal" <neil at JAMMConsulting.com>
To: "Samba mailing list" <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 3:08 PM
Subject: [Samba] WIndows 98 asking for a password
> I have a brother HL-1440 laser printer set-up and working fine on my
> RedHat 7.3 Linux box. The printer queue is named brotherLaser.
> I added a samba share for the printer with these options
> in my smb.conf file:
> path = /var/spool/lpd/brotherLaser
> writable = yes
> comment = Brother Laser Printer
> printable = yes
> public = yes
> I then went to a windows 98 machine and tried to set-up a
> network printer with the path \\192.168.1.1\brotherLaser
> I installed the driver from the cdrom that came with the printer
> and everything seemed to work just fine.
> But, when I look at the printer, it says that it is offline.
> When I try to connect to it, it asks me for a password.
> No matter what I enter, it says the password is not correct.
> I have samba set to allow for null passwords and the printer
> is public, so anyone on the network should be able to
> print to it without a password, correct?
> Here is my global tag:
> smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
> pam password change = yes
> printing = lprng
> dns proxy = no
> null passwords = yes
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
> printcap name = /etc/printcap
> obey pam restrictions = yes
> debug level = 10
> passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n
> security = user
> unix password sync = Yes
> server string = Samba Server
> workgroup = MYGROUP
> log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
> load printers = yes
> Any ideas?
> Neil Aggarwal
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