[Samba] can't connect as different user via XP -solved
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Wed Jul 16 17:41:33 GMT 2003
> -----Original Message-----
> From: _Chris McKeever_ [mailto:tech-mail at prupref.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 11:48 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] can't connect as different user via XP
> I am trying to connect to a samba share via windows XP pro.
> The machine is
> not connected to the domain that samba maintains. When I try
> to connect, I
> get the typical username/password pop-up, but after typing in
> _anything_ the
> samba logs show this:
> LDAP search "(&(uid=bradley d.
> kennedy)(objectclass=sambaAccount))" returned
> 0 entries.
> where 'bradley d. kennedy' is the logon name that XP is running under.
> I never have seen this where XP wont let you connect to the
> share with a
> different username.
> I have done net use * /delete to purge any connections, but it still
> Any suggestions?
turns out that since we have the printers shared for guest, that once the
connection to the printer happens, it continually wants to connect as the XP
user. I added the printer as a local port (ie \\server\print-share) and
then I could connect to the fileshare by supplying the different
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