[Samba] Windows 98 cannot access Samba

Paul Hong ciscopau at pacbell.net
Thu Mar 6 18:06:31 GMT 2003

Thanks a lot John,
That result the problem for me.
I am very grateful.

-Paul Hong

----- Original Message -----
From: "John H Terpstra" <jht at samba.org>
To: "Paul Hong" <ciscopau at pacbell.net>
Cc: "samba newsgroup" <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2003 5:08 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Windows 98 cannot access Samba

> On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Paul Hong wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Works fine with Win2K or XP, but when I go to a Win98 system.
> > "You must supply a password to make this connection:
> > Resource: \\bigred\ipc$
> > password: i put in all the password, but none of them work.
> >
> > Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> On the Samba server does the following work:
> smbclient -L localhost -U%
> If not then you possibly do not have a guest account enabled. On most unix
> system the guest account maps to 'nobody' or it's equivalent. On some
> systems this has uid 65534, which is a bad thing. If that is the case on
> your system, then create a separate system account called 'pcguest' and
> then in your smb.conf [globals] put:
> guest account = pcguest
> That should solve this problem.
> - John T.
> --
> John H Terpstra
> Email: jht at samba.org

More information about the samba mailing list