[Samba] security = server and password server sometimes rejects password

Michael Heironimus mkh01 at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 4 20:09:25 GMT 2003

On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 07:16:41PM +0200, John Newhouse wrote:
> I have two samba servers, PDC (3.0a21) , which has only [netlogon] share and FSERVER (samba 2.2.5),
> which uses PDC as password server and also shares out [homes] and [profile] .
> Time to time it happens that when I log in from WS I get error message that \\fserver\profiles
> can't be accessed. And when I look into FSERVER log then it complains:
> password server PDC rejected the password.

Many people have found "security = server" to be flakey like that, you
would probably be better off with "security = domain".

Michael Heironimus

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