[Samba] Win98 logon error

Curtis Vaughan curtis at npc-usa.com
Fri Apr 18 23:23:58 GMT 2003

I have been researching and researching this but with no luck.

Whenever I try to logon onto a Samba 2.2.7 PDC from Win98, I get an 
error to the effect:
The share name was not found.  Be sure you typed it correctly.

I wish to note that my W2K clients log on no problem.

Various articles I've seen on this touch upon the following issues:
1) encrypted passwords. I have encrypted passwords enabled on the Samba 
server as well as on the client.
2) mapped shares. I removed all previous shares to be sure it wasn't 
mapping to the former domain.
3) somebody had something about registry entries that refer to maps to 
other computers. I don't think there are any in my registry, but then 
how can I be sure?
4) remove all .pwl files. There are none.

Now one thing I do have enable are local policies. The primary 
restrictions merely state that the client must be authenticated by a PDC 
in order to log in and that passwords are not cached.  Nothing else 
seems to be relevent.  

In order to test this computer I did actually turn off the 2 
aforementioned policy restrictions. But nonetheless I still got the same 

Any other ideas?  I understand that this is an old topic, but I've been 
going through the archives.


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