[Samba] Re: WAS: XP home -> Samba NOW: Must be other networking
pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Mon Mar 10 18:58:46 GMT 2003
> Do all XP computers (including XP home?) need the 'plain-password-hack'
> to talk to a Samba server? Remember XP Home is different than XP Pro,
> XP Home can not join a domain, more like Win95/98.
As far as I know, no XP machines, or 2k or 98 need it for that matter.
I haven't used that reg key in quite some time. Definately not with any
recent versions of samba, like 2.2.7, the one in RH8. It's a server
side requirement, that being that the server you're running defines
whether or not you need it. Make sure to turn encrypted passwords on in
> anyone know if that would cause this problem of not talking Netbios on
> the network?
Most likely, not 100% sure but I'm confidant that this isn't in the
'safe protocol list'
>Where would I look for blocked ports, I would think
> /etc/services, but those entries look normal, don't have anything
/etc/sysconfig/iptables. This file is cryptic and I believe backwards
in the sense you're looking for. That is, everything is blocked unless
explicitly allowed. Look for a config applet, I'm sure there is but I
write my own firewall rules file so I'm not sure. You can either allow
137/139 or if you're running a router box, just set allow all on the
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