[Samba] protocol negotiation failed

Chuck Theobald chuckt at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Thu Dec 9 19:21:29 GMT 2004

What do you mean "the linux/samba users could login into the 
windows."?  Are they trying to connect to a Windows server or 
something?  What is your system setup, that is, what operating system, what 
version of Samba, etc.?


At 02:19 AM 12/9/2004, M. Aftab Alam wrote:
>Hello guys,
>I have got my samba server as PDC run and it worked well. I could see the 
>machine in a windows explorer and the linux/samba users could login into 
>the windows.
>Now, suddenly, I can't see samba server in windows explorer any more, but 
>linux users can still log into the windows machines. I can ping from the 
>samba server and it works. When I run
>#smbclient -L localhost
>I get the error:
>protocol negotiation failed
>As I am new to Samba, would appreciate, if someone could help me.
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Chuck Theobald
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The Robert and Beverly Lewis Center for Neuroimaging
University of Oregon
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