[Samba] Debian server (resend, forgot to add samba list as reciepient

Kai Blin kai.blin at med.uni-tuebingen.de
Fri Sep 20 08:01:00 GMT 2002

On Friday 20 September 2002 09:31, Richard Ibbotson wrote:
> After putting it into a network with another Samba server I find that
> the Win98 client machines can't connect to it but they can connect to
> the other server.  The other server is set to OS level 65 and the new
> one is somewhere below that.
> I've run all the usual tests and they all work fine except for the
> first one "smbclient -L BIGSERVER".  After running this I get
> "NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE".  Not knowing what this means it doesn't
> help much.  Had a look in /etc/resolv.conf and everything would seem
> to be fine in there.  Ping any machine anywhere on the network
> without a hitch.  Looked at the man pages couldn't find a reference
>  to this.

Hmm, did you try that as root? Debian disallows root per default.

> Can anyone explain what the above error message means and how can I
> actually get the Win98 clients to login eventually after
> troubleshooting this peculiar problem ?  Not seen it on RedHat or
> SuSE boxes only on a Debian box.

Try as an ordinary user :) You need the user in smbpasswd or have the server 
get the authentication from another server for that, of course.


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