[Samba] Configuration difficulties with SuSE Rel 8.2, Professional

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Jun 2 20:27:52 GMT 2003

On Tue, 13 May 2003, Mike Blonder wrote:

> Hi.
> I am implementing SAMBA on a Local Area Network comprising 2 MS WIndows
> machines (1 running XP Pro, the other MS WIn 98), an Apple G4 Powerbook, and
> a Clone running SuSE Linux (rel 8.2) professional.
> Swat is up and running and the configuration is fine.  I am attempting to set
> up shares, but noted that Dialog Boxes looking for passwords are coming up on
> the Windows and Mac when we attempt to connect to the Linux server, despite
> the fact that passwords have not yet been set.
> Where can I find the default password settings so that I can configure the
> clients to mount the shares on the host?
> Alternatively, is there a misconfiguration here?

Log in as root. For each user:
	smbpasswd -a 'username'

That should solve your problem.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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