[Samba] Windows 2000 login bug?
Stuart Carter, Desert Rat IT Ltd
Stuart.Carter at DesertRat.IT
Thu Jun 13 04:43:02 GMT 2002
I am using E-Smith server as my internet gateway/firewall and as a seperate
Clients using this are: Windows 2000 Pro SP2, Windows 2000 Server SP2,
I have already upgraded Samba on the E-Smith server to Samba 2.2.3a.
This is the problem I have:
Quick summary of my home network:
I have a Windows 2000 server which administers domain foo.com. This server
has an "account" on the e-smith server (the admin account has been renamed,
and is a user on the e-smith server).
I have an e-smith server which administers domain bar.com.
E-smith is the gateway/firewall/router for our broadband access.
Whenever I try to browse the samba share on the bar.com (e-smith) server,
from my Win2000 workstation or server, I get
"\\<server> is not accessible. The account is not authorized to log in from
All of the devices are on the same IP range - 10.2.2.x. The e-smith box is
10.2.2.1, the windows server and desktops all have fixed IP addresses
allocated by the e-smith server.
I can ping the e-smith box from the Windows boxen.
I can ping the Win server from e-smith.
I am not challenged for user id / pwd when trying to browse the e-smith
area from the Windows boxen (I am using Network Neighbourhood to browse,
rather than typing in start - run - \\server\folder).
There are accounts for the Windows users in the e-smith domain, with the
same passwords as on the Windows domain.
There are hostnames for the Win boxen in the e-smith domain.
The e-smith server IP address is set as the default gateway and DNS server
in the 'doze TCP/IP settings.
I will be much obliged for any help or advice.
Desert Rat IT Ltd
Phone 0780 1627171
Fax 0709 204 5442
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