[Samba] Re: smbclient sends "Password: 00"

Ed Suominen general at eepatents.com
Wed Feb 4 22:07:43 GMT 2004

Many thanks. That was indeed the problem.

Ed Suominen
Registered Patent Agent 
Open Source Developer (Yes, both...)
Web Site: http://www.eepatents.com

Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> 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

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