[Samba] smbclient sends "Password: 00"

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 4 20:52:15 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 04:19, Ed Suominen wrote:
> Sorry about the duplicate post, but the poor subject line of the previous
> one may be why I didn't get any replies.
> When trying to access a disk share (on a VMware Win2K machine) that shows up
> fine with smbclient -L (version 2.2.8a on Gentoo), I get a "tree connect
> failed: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED" error. Examining the TCP stream with
> Ethereal (see excerpts below) revealed that the initial login went fine,
> with password sent and accepted. However, a second authentication exchange,
> apparently for connecting to the disk share, failed. I am able to access a
> shared printer on this same Win2K machine with no problem.
> Any ideas?

You did not connect to the machine as administrator - the password in
the tree connect is irrelevant in this case, you are simply not allowed
to access C$ as non-admin.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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