[Samba] How does WinXP pass username/password?: NT_STATUS_WRONG_PASSWORD

GhodMode linuxmail at carolina.rr.com
Wed Dec 10 04:50:16 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 22:16, Andrew Gaffney wrote:

> GhodMode wrote:
> > I have a small network that includes two Linux computers and one Windows
> > XP Pro computer.
> > 
> > I'm trying to get share my Linux resources properly with the Windows
> > computer.  If I set it for share level security and set a user name for
> > each share, along with guest ok, then I can get in as whichever user
> > I've set... even root.
> > 
> > I've tried a few scenarios with a basic smb.conf and I have plenty of
> > log output when --debuglevel=2, but I thought it would be more than
> > everyone would want to see on this list.  The workgroup of the Windows
> > XP computer is "HOME".  The user name and password I use on the Windows
> > XP computer is the same as an account on the Linux computer.
> > 
> > The log entry which looks most meaningful to me says
> > NT_STATUS_WRONG_PASSWORD.  So, that makes me wonder what NT is passing,
> > even when I type the password.
> Did you add your user to the Samba passwd db by doing 'smbpasswd -a user'?

That's it!! 

I could swear that I had done it using SWAT, but never from the command
line.  Just in case I tried it again after you had suggested it.

Either it's a bug in my SWAT configuration... or in me.  I will test it
with other users.

Thank you,

More information about the samba mailing list