[Samba] Re: Connecting without smbpasswd file

Robin Dyer rdyer at ci.riverside.ca.us
Mon Oct 27 21:53:51 GMT 2003

That still gives me the "Incorrect password or Unknown username" error
message.  The only way I'm able to connect is to remove the public = false
from the [homes] section,  but then I don't have any write access into the
unix home directories.


"Brandon Craig Rhodes" <brandon at oit.gatech.edu> wrote in message
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> "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
> Georgia Tech
brandon at oit.gatech.edu
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