[Samba] computer name instead of username?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 7 04:51:39 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 11:15:22AM +0800, steven.tse at possehlelectronics.com.hk wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the "Failed to verify incoming ticket" problem on Samba3.0.1, I rolled
> back to 3.0.  All the authentication and connection jobs are done successfully
> for 3.0, and this time clients able to browse to the Samba.  However, I keep ask
> for the username, password when I access to any of the shared folder.  The log
> of client shows:
> [2004/01/06 17:44:50, 1] smbd/sesssetup.c:reply_spnego_kerberos(218)
>   Username CLIENT$ is invalid on this system
> where CLIENT$ is the computer name of client computer.  I wonder why it
> authenticate with computer name rather than user name.

Known issue that is still on my 'pet hate' list.  Basicly, machines
are people too, and can login, wiht kerberos.  We need to allow them
to log in.  There bug #722 in bugzilla.samba.org.

Andrew Bartlett

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