[Samba] Re-authentication Problems

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Sep 9 23:01:13 GMT 2002

> Greg Galvin wrote:
> I have set up a server with a public folder and a few private folders
> which are username and password protected.  My problem is  that once I
> enter the correct password I gain access to the server.  The problem
> is that the machine accessing the server continues to access the
> folder without asking for re-authentication (I did not  ask windows 98
> to save the password).

Standard behaviour as expected.  CIFS does not have any concept of a
'required reauthenticaion' and will transparently reauthenticate the
user if the connection is lost.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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