[Samba] Authentication problems using swat.

Adrian Quek adrianq at bii.a-star.edu.sg
Tue Oct 15 00:44:01 GMT 2002

Have you created the smbpasswd for your root user?

lin-iung wrote:

> I'm having issues when connecting to a localhost with swat.  I'm using 
> RedHat
> 7.3 and I have the /etc/services file and the /etc/xinetd.d/swat file 
> setup correctly.
> At least I think I do, because I'm able to connect and have it prompt 
> me for a
> username and password. No matter how the swat file is configured, it 
> refuses
> access.
> Is this something to do with using encrypted passwords with samba, 
> under linux,
> or is it a Linux security issue?
> Thanks to all who reply....I appreciate it.
> --
> Hail the forest daemons.

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