AW: [Samba] user root is not accepted anymore

Andrew Gaffney agaffney at
Tue Oct 22 13:09:01 GMT 2002

rudi.labermeier at wrote:
> Hi,
> for me it looks not like a configuration problem.
> After a new reinstallation of samba i found the message
>       smb_pam_passcheck: PAM: smb_pam_auth failed - Rejecting User root !
> in log.smbd
> Any more ideas?

try 'smbpasswd -a root'. Since it said that the user root didn't exist 
in the smbpasswd file, try adding it back

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