[Samba] Login denied after joinined Samba PDC - Fixed?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Apr 1 22:12:01 GMT 2003

On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, Eric Halverson wrote:

> Okay, not sure why this seems to be the cause of the problem, but, for
> the record, whenever I have the following lines under my [global]
> section in smb.conf, I am unable to log into the domain with the afore
> mentioned error.  As soon as I comment out these two lines and restart
> samba everything seems to work just fine (so far...)
> valid users = root @ntadm
> write list = root @ntadm
> I'm not sure if then this is a bug, or just something that should be
> avoided.  Experienced this problem with 2.2.7 and 2.2.8 redhat rpms from
> samba.org

Valid Users is a parameter that may be used only within a share
specification. Same applies to "write list".

By putting these two options in the [globals] section you effectively
disable samba.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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