[Samba] FreeBSD5.1 as PDC cant connect winXP box

Jon Reynolds jonr at destar.net
Tue Aug 5 02:17:56 GMT 2003

I am using WinXP Pro with FreeBSD5.1 and Samba-3.0.0beta3

On Mon, 2003-08-04 at 18:15, Jon Reynolds wrote:
> I am at the end of my rope, I am trying to get a winxp box to logon to a
> pdc using freebsd5.1 and keep getting "Logon failure: unknown user name
> or bad passsword." or "Access Denied".
> I am trying to logon with 'root' and the user is in smbpasswd and
> /etc/passwd. I think my problem is I am not sure how to add the machine
> account into the samba server. I have tried just adding the user then
> adding a '$' after the username in /etc/passwd, when this is done I can
> use smbpasswd -a -m <MachineName> and it adds the computer to smbpasswd
> with a '$' sign next to it.
> No matter which logon I try and use I never get to authenticate. I have
> also made the two registry changes to the XP box and still I cannot log
> in.
> Can someone help me with this or point me to a freebsd doc or something.
> I'm going nuckin' futs with this.
> Any help is greatly appreciated,
> Jon

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