[Samba] Samba authentication problem

Alan Womack arwbackup at worldnet.att.net
Sat May 18 15:07:02 GMT 2002

On a small home network, I am trying to move from simple share based security =
to user to openldap.

I have simple share working fine, as long as no authentication is occuring.  =
Obviously not at all secure!

The two immediate problems are

when I go to security=3Duser on the NT authentication side I get:

[Alan at Webby Alan]$ smbclient //webby/WinShare -U Alan
added interface ip=3D192.168.0.5 bcast=3D192.168.0.255 nmask=3D255.255.255.0
session setup failed: NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE
[Alan at Webby Alan]$

and on setting up ldap:

[root at Webby openldap]# ldapadd -x -h localhost -D =
"cn=3Dmanager,dc=3DWEBBY,dc=3Dcom" -f base.ldif -W
Enter LDAP Password:
ldap_bind: Can't contact LDAP server

I have no NT server, a pair of win98 boxes and a RH linux 7.2 box samba is =
running on.  I'm sure I have some errors in my configuration files, but have =
had an aweful time making sense of the 200 readme's out on the web.

smb.conf is:
        netbios name =3D Webby
        workgroup =3D FAMILY
        server string =3D House Samba Server
;       security =3D SHARE
        security =3D USER
        smb passwd file =3D /etc/samba/smbpasswd
        log file =3D /var/log/samba/log.%m
        local master =3D yes
        max log size =3D 50
        domain master =3D yes
        domain logons =3D no
        name resolve order =3D hosts wins lmhosts bcast
        socket options =3D TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=3D8192 SO_SNDBUF=3D8192
        dns proxy =3D No
        remote announce =3D
        hosts allow =3D 192.168.0.  127.
        printing =3D lprng
        ldap ssl =3D off
        encrypt passwords =3D no

        comment =3D All Printers
        path =3D /var/spool/samba
        guest ok =3D Yes
        printable =3D Yes
        browseable =3D Yes

        comment =3D Temporary file space
        path =3D /tmp
        writeable =3D Yes
        guest ok =3D Yes

        comment =3D WinShare
        path =3D /export/WinShare
        writeable =3D Yes
        guest ok =3D Yes

        comment =3D mh Code files
        path =3D /usr/local/Alan
        writeable =3D Yes
        guest ok =3D Yes

        comment =3D mh directory
        path =3D /usr/local/mh
        writeable =3D Yes
        guest ok =3D Yes

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