[Samba] The account is not authorized to login from this station.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Feb 28 00:39:17 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 11:28, Alex Harris wrote:
> Her's my smb.conf file:
> # Samba config file created using SWAT
> # from (
> # Date: 2004/02/27 22:21:09
> # Global parameters
> [global]
>     workgroup = COMMUNICCI
>     server string = Osiris File Server
>     encrypt passwords = No

This is a *very* bad idea.  Create an smbpasswd file, and set this back
to 'yes'.

Problems caused by this setting include the need to patch every current
microsoft client, and numerous client bugs.

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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