[Samba] Re: Connecting without smbpasswd file

Brandon Craig Rhodes brandon at oit.gatech.edu
Mon Oct 27 21:14:44 GMT 2003

"Robin Dyer" <rdyer at ci.riverside.ca.us> writes:

> Is there anyway to modify the smb.conf file so that [a user] entry
> in smbpasswd is not required?

Try adding "encrypt passwords = no" since, if your windows machines
are sending samba NT password hashes rather than plain-text passwords,
they cannot be checked against the /etc/passwd file at all.

Brandon Craig Rhodes                         http://www.rhodesmill.org/brandon
Georgia Tech                                            brandon at oit.gatech.edu

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