[Samba] smbclient

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Mon May 20 14:24:02 GMT 2002

I am very bad with password questions because I avoid all such things
by using guest ok = yes and guest account = ftp and security = share in
my global smb.conf section.

If you go this route, you might need to change security in each of your
shares, too. Don't know.


On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 04:08:35PM -0500, Mark Petryk wrote:
> This is going to sound like a rediculously dumb question, but I have just
> finished reloaing RedHat 7.2 (from 7.1), a clean install, and samba appears
> to be running, but I cannot log into my shares.  I am rejected with a "bad
> password - name/password pair..."
> Now, I've been though this setup a dozen times before, I have a very garden
> variety configuration, and my shared directory not only exists, but has 777
> permissions.  I've added the user to both Linux and to smbpasswd, as
> prescribed, but for some reason I cannot fathom, smbclient won't even access
> the share.  I can 'smbclient -NL hp' and that reports that the share exists,
> but when I attempt to log into the share, I'm kicked out.
> Where else should I be looking?  I'm completely Stumped.
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