[Samba] Re: Setting up samba so XP will login in to a linux box

Jim jcllings at tsunamicomm.net
Tue Jan 21 21:41:01 GMT 2003

Actually Home might work also if you install pGINA.
Also you should know that you may need to tweak a registry setting.

Marian Mlcoch, Ing wrote:
> First you and everybody must write version of XP you use? HOME (not use
> domains!!!) or PRO?
> Second when you need use samba as user XXX must create this user on linux
> and samba conf files!
>         sh: useradd XXX
>               smbpasswd -a XXX
> and then login to XP as XXX with pass from linux smbpasswd...
> If you set domain controler on samba then you must have XP PRO and next join
> machine to domain and more more...
> If you very new then not use domain only workgroup confs...
> Bye.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Sexton" <dsexton_1 at charter.net>
> To: <samba at samba.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 2:05 AM
> Subject: [Samba] Setting up samba so XP will login in to a linux box
>>Hi all
>>I am trying to set up Samba on Mandrake 9.0 so that my XP
>>Machine will login to my Mandrake server. My windows XP
>>machine logins but unable to find the domain I am very new
>>to setting up samba to be the domain server so nay help
>>would be greatly appreciated.  Also I wanted some help on
>>how to make some scripts and how run them and where to
>>place them. My windows XP machine sees my Mandrake server
>>and can access chares if I login as root . when I try to
>>login as my self on the Mandrake box get the message on my
>>XP machine saying the domain is not avable and I can not
>>login as my self.  To me that mean that it is not login in
>>to the server.  Any idea how to fix this?
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